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Latest Posts

  • How To Survive These Scary Times: Blue Ocean Strategy

    Are you ready to leave the bloody waters of the "red ocean strategy" you’re swimming in and instead, experience the clear, uncontested waters of a Blue Ocean Strategy? What's a Blue Ocean Strategy anyway? And how could you find one for your business or organization? This video shows you! In […]

  • No Time To Be Afraid Of This Blurry Future

    As we have been working with our clients during this pandemic, we're noticing a recurring theme. They are unhappy about not knowing what comes next. They've figured out how to deal with living at home, working at home and being at home. But now they're beginning to be uncomfortable and anxious […]

  • Crises Are The Best Times To “Reverse Everything” And Find A Better Way Forward?

    During this crisis period filled with uncertainty and disruption, you might pause, step back and turn lemons into lemonade. There probably isn’t much else you can do. If we at SAMC could help you now, it would be to urge you to take some time to use Innovation Games® to bring those big, […]

Guest Blogs

  • Michael Olenick: The Role of Education in Automation Tech

    As futurists, we're all about change, innovation and helping organizations find their Blue Ocean Strategy so they can prepare now for what's coming, as well as for what's already here. Our guest blogger Michael Olenick taps into this futurism mindset with a great blog on value innovation, changing […]

  • Michael Olenick: Shareholder Value Theory—Milton Friedman Redux

    At Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC), we help companies “see, feel and think” with fresh eyes so they can step out of their current mindset and discover new opportunities that are often all around them. A lot of this shift in thinking has to do with value innovation, […]

  • Michael Olenick: Utopia to Dystopia—ARPA, NASA, Star Trek and Space Force

    At Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC), we're all about innovation, culture change and harnessing the power of Blue Ocean Strategy® to help you and your organization meet the many challenges ahead in these rapidly-changing times. We're also futurists, which is why we're […]