6 August 2013 0 Comments

Your Link in the Value Chain

Part 2 of 2 in a Series on Good Value Since Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter first used the concept of Value Chain* it served as a framework to help business leaders understand how specific activities can combine in unique ways to create value. Organizations that can maximize and sustain that differentiation can maintain a […]

26 June 2013 0 Comments

One Man’s Trash…

Part 1 of 2 in a Series on Good Value The median income in my neighborhood is about $33,000; Unemployment is at least double that of the rest of Minneapolis; Roughly one child out of every eight lives in poverty. So it is not surprising to see my neighbors seeking every opportunity to “make a […]