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The Go-to-Market Revolution: Igniting Growth with Marketing, Sales, and Pricing

The Go-to-Market Revolution: Igniting Growth with Marketing, Sales, and Pricing

by Rich Hutchinson

MAY 02, 2014

Whether you ask a company’s CEO or its investors, they’ll likely identify revenue growth as the single biggest driver of corporate profit and shareholder value.

Over the long term, revenue growth powers 75 percent of total shareholder return (TSR) for the upper-quartile value creators of the S&P 500. Even in the short term, growth accounts for nearly a third of TSR for these outperformers—double the boost from improving margins or cash flow. A growing business also empowers employees, attracts top talent, and helps fund expansion, transformation, and more growth. Read more of this post

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Ferry family boss eludes S Korea’s biggest and most bizarre manhunt

Ferry family boss eludes S Korea’s biggest and most bizarre manhunt

Thursday, June 12, 2014 – 21:28

Reuters

SEOUL – South Korea’s biggest and most bizarre manhunt, linked to a ferry disaster in which hundreds drowned, has come full circle at the compound of a sect known for its organic ice cream as police on Thursday used earth movers to search for tunnels. Read more of this post

Investors will leave if Prabowo wins: Deutsche Bank

Investors will leave if Prabowo wins: Deutsche Bank

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Business | Thu, June 12 2014, 5:50 PM

A recent survey by Deutsche Bank shows that the investors’ investment decisions will be significantly affected by the change in government.

The survey reveals that 74 percent of investors will invest if non-active Jakarta governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and his running mate Jusuf Kalla win the election, while only 6 percent would sell their shares.  Read more of this post

The aim of Xi’s reforms is to preserve party control; Economic policies will not be matched by political openness, writes Robert Zoellick

June 12, 2014 11:55 am

The aim of Xi’s reforms is to preserve party control

By Robert Zoellick

Economic policies will not be matched by political openness, writes Robert Zoellick

About a year since he took office, Xi Jinping’s direction as president of China is increasingly clear. His priority is the preservation of the Communist party. Cadres now watch a documentary about the end of the Soviet Union; Mikhail Gorbachev is not the hero. Read more of this post

MIUI: Xiaomi builds its success on a solid platform

MIUI: Xiaomi builds its success on a solid platform

Staff Reporter

2014-06-12

When Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi launched its Mi Pad tablet on May 15, the tablet version of its MIUI user interface prompted talk that it could present a viable alternative to Android, according to the Chinese-language magazine Business Value. Read more of this post

‘I Do’ Becomes ‘I Might’ as Marriage Views Shift in Seoul

Jun 12, 2014

‘I Do’ Becomes ‘I Might’ as Marriage Views Shift in Seoul

JEYUP S. KWAAK

Traditional views on marriage are changing in Seoul, with more people saying tying the knot is optional and divorce is OK. While fewer people take vows each year, the number of women marrying younger men is on the rise.

Seoul City Hall released this week a set of data from recent years that suggest that citizens are showing an increasingly lax attitude toward matrimony. Read more of this post

Let there be light in Singapore’s vacant “dark condos”

Let there be light

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014

Kalpana Rashiwala

The Business Times

SINGAPORE – No official statistics are available on vacancy rates in individual completed condominium projects. But BT’s lensmen put together a snapshot of “dark condos” in Singapore when they photographed a selection of projects between 8pm and 9.30pm on weekdays in the last week of May, before the start of the school holidays – and it’s a telling picture. Read more of this post

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