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Diversification & Distribution: Keys To Success: By John LaRosa, Marketdata

March 23, 2018 - In my 30+ years of tracking various businesses and entrepreneurs, I've come to realize one common trait among them: the value of NOT putting all your eggs in one basket - that is, diversification. The organizations and individuals that have multiple products and services, at different price points for different customer…
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Stock Analysts Only Give You Half The Story: By John LaRosa, Marketdata

If you, like me, occasionally invest in companies and listen in to the quarterly earnings calls with Wall St. analysts, you may have noticed something. The questions that analysts ask on these calls are 90% FINANCIAL questions -- about cap ex, EBIDTA, SG&A, EPS, etc. Analysts are finance majors and as a result, have tunnel…
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Leadership Courses Are Worthless: By John laRosa, Marketdata

For the past 30 years, maybe longer, many organizations have touted leadership courses, seminars and training. If you are a motivational speaker, most of the speaking gigs available, for high school and college students, or corporations, are related to leadership. Yet, look around. Do we have lots of better leaders in government or business to…
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