Category: General Strategy

People vs. Robots

People vs. Robots

| December 22, 2010

As many IT professors do, on the first day of class, I typically ask my students whether technology is a positive or negative social influence.  This is a nice way to pull, what are mostly apprehensive, students into a friendly peer debate.  I’m never disappointed as the ensuing discussion is always lively, revealing so many […]

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Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

| December 11, 2010

Mentor: Someone whose hindsight can become or your foresight I always thought I would be older when I uttered the words “when I was a young man . . .” But, here I am – a 43-year old man with one foot in the old and one in the new world.  In one direction I […]

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The Race to Stem Cells is On

The Race to Stem Cells is On

| October 16, 2010

One more barrier to entry is being erected that will challenge international healthcare providers who are trying to penetrate the U.S. consumer market . . . As the president of a global healthcare consulting company, I’ve traveled the globe extensively to meet with the largest healthcare providers and government agencies for a singular purpose: To […]

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Do More with Less: The Kaizen Way

Do More with Less: The Kaizen Way

| September 16, 2010

With the recent economic downturn, we’re all hearing a steady cadence of “we need to do more with less” platitudes.  The words are presented to staffs and fall on them like lead balloons, spiraling morale into an abyss.  The words have no meaning, just more corporate gibberish for “say goodbye to some of your friends […]

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Is Strategy Dying?

Is Strategy Dying?

| September 9, 2010

After 15 years of executive consulting with the largest entertainment companies on the planet, I thought I’d seen and heard it all. Then, I met with a recent client, the VP of Strategy for a media giant, who told me that he couldn’t sell strategy in a company where the concept was dead.  He went […]

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Welcome to MarcLeShay.com

Welcome to MarcLeShay.com

| August 10, 2010

They say that we are all bound by our experiences. Perhaps, this is why as I get older, I find it becomes increasingly difficult to synthesize and communicate the most basic question: Who am I.   As I prominently display on this site, I have spent my career finding and communicating clarity in a field of […]

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