Smart Advantage is the only sales, marketing and management consultancy focused exclusively on identifying and communicating the most important element of successful competition - your measured competitive advantage - from your customer’s perspective. Why from the customer perspective? Because if your customer’s don't value your differentiators, then they are not relevant.
“Yes … you have schooled us/me well. We now state our competitive advantages only in supportable and empirical statements.”
While this may sound like blasphemy to companies who organize internal teams to come up with their company’s mission, and to the CEO who is told good leaders define and share their vision, I’ll ask a simple question: once a vision or mission statement is clearly articulated, how many companies enforce and revisit the goals read more
In asking thousands of CEO’s of small, medium sized businesses, “do you invest in good solid customer research?”, I am astounded to learn that less than 5% have done so. Then when I ask the 5% for more details as to what they learned from their study, I often find that they, in fact, did read more
When Uber first came on the scene, it was a big hit with consumers and a disruptor to the taxi and rental car companies. I personally use them on nearly 100% of my business trips. Uber grew at a staggering pace until they got multiple bad headlines. Around that time, I became aware of read more