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Thursday, November 10, 2016 Harnessing Popular Anger

Median male earnings are still lower than they were in the seventies, in real terms. Middle class households take longer and longer to claw back from the latest recession. Social mobility is too low to hold out the promise of upward mobility…which hurts self- respect. A few quarters of rising income doesn’t offset the macro trend. Rural Americans detest urban values.

Republicans think that working with Democrats is traitorous.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The fluidity in demand is causing customer loyalty to shift in a way that is changing traditional market segment boundaries and creating larger pools of ‘switchers’ – i.e., previously loyal customers who are now shopping for the best deal

 

Changes in customer willingness to pay are creating big gaps between the features and attributes of most product/service offerings and what customers truly value.

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