Category: Leadership

The Sayonara Strategy: How Newspapers Will Fade Away

In 2018, more daily newspapers, by now out of cash and ideas, will be published only on Sundays, with news updates on online editions during the rest of the week

Cox, Tribune and a story of self-disruption

In the disruptive digital world, only cannibals survive It’s now fashionable to trot out the Harvard Business School thesis on […]

Digital First Media – the end of the beginning

This is a great time to be in the news business – if you’re not a newspaper. Andreessen Horowitz just […]

Owning Your Own Destruction

Business synergy is a myth – chasing it is fruitless An established company is always tempted to position a new […]

Success Can Be Fatal

Any business leader worried about the future must build a culture that welcomes it For newspapers, the Internet offered one […]

Keeping Your Head Straight

It’s never the technology that’s important. It’s the market and economic forces driving it that matter the most Newspaper companies […]

Hubris Is Blinding

A simple rule of basic management: Under-estimate your own market position and over-estimate the competition Newspaper companies don’t have an […]

It’s What I Do

In any business, operating performance is a function of organizational culture. QED. We’ve all got stories about crazed managers and […]