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Are Bosses Always Over-Confident?

The Horizons Tracker

Strategic nonconformity was measured on any deviation from industry-level means across six categories, including inventory levels, advertising intensity, R&D intensity, and financial leverage. By contrast, when these bosses operate in environments that are not dynamic, they’re more likely to follow the pack.

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Unlocking Financial Freedom with Personify Loans

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In an era of financial unpredictability, securing the right loan can be a game-changer. Whether you’re looking to fund your dream home, start a new business venture, or consolidate existing debts, the right loan can provide the financial leverage needed to achieve your goals.

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October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Priscilla writes: “ Your business foundation includes all the assumptions upon which you developed your operating model, processes, marketing, manufacturing, products, and services. A seemingly small change in any one of these can threaten your viability and weaken your financial leverage.

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How To Really Measure a Company's Innovation Prowess

Harvard Business Review

Return on equity (net income divided by equity) results from multiplying three key operating ratios: Profitability (net income over sales). Operating efficiency (sales over assets). Financial leverage (assets over equity). Investment efficiency (ideas explored divided by total capital and operational investment).

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Private Equity’s New Phase

Harvard Business Review

In phase three, PE firms are not simply holding companies waiting to dispose of the property, nor are they operating companies seeking to integrate their acquisitions into an existing business. Though autonomous, they can improve their operating capabilities and speed up their time to reinvention by learning from each other.

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How To Really Measure a Company's Innovation Prowess

Harvard Business Review

Return on equity (net income divided by equity) results from multiplying three key operating ratios: Profitability (net income over sales). Operating efficiency (sales over assets). Financial leverage (assets over equity). Investment efficiency (ideas explored divided by total capital and operational investment).

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Stop Focusing on Profitability and Go for Growth

Harvard Business Review

And the average long-term ROE is more than 25%, reflecting improved efficiency combined with greater reliance on financial leverage at most companies. Some focus their best people on finding ways to squeeze out more profitability from existing operations, rather than creating new businesses.

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