Have you ever had an idea that you thought was different or unique only to later find out that someone has already done it? Well, take heart. Being first does not equate to being successful. In this article I discuss some of these failed first movers, as well as the legal barriers first mover erect to try and exclude competitors.
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We are bombarded daily by all kinds of information – TV and radio ads, blog feeds, twitter updates, and facebook posts. But is it useful, i.e. is it signal or is it just noise? In this article I discuss what I think is signal and what is noise, how I make the distinction, and what it means to my clients and prospective clients.