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Meet the Tech Companies Creating Opportunity in Africa

Apr
21
2016

For our family, it’s the homecoming routine. I pull up to the house and my son flies out of the car to inspect the box or two on our front stairs. Santa only delivers once a year, but Amazon leaves [Continue Reading]

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3 Ways to Take Action in the Face of Uncertainty

Dec
16
2015

If you’ve ever caught a deer in your headlights, you’ve seen that the first reaction to uncertainty is to freeze. The status quo seems the safest situation from which to assess. It’s not an instinct limited to the wild. In [Continue Reading]

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Three Pillars of Wisdom from IBM CEO Ginni Rometty

Aug
13
2015

Global companies can gain competitive advantage in fast-growing frontier markets by addressing those country’s big social challenges – described previously in HBR as “playing development to win.” One example is IBM. CEO Ginni Rometty and I recently spoke about the [Continue Reading]

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Africa’s Unique Opportunity to Promote Inclusive Growth

Aug
12
2015

Six years after the global recession began, many parts of the world are still struggling to achieve growth. For the last decade, Africa’s GDP has been growing quickly. According to the IMF, it’s likely to remain that way for the foreseeable future: The [Continue Reading]

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