I picked up my utensils and noticed the tiny white paper strip that held together the napkin rolled around them. Nothing fancy. In fact it was about as simple as you could get: a single snip of paper with some glue on one end, not unlike the sticky note made famous by 3M® years ago. But the detail that I consider the most important was the printing on one end: “U.S. Patent No. 6,644,498.” You know that caught MY eye!
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To demonstrate the power of real-time patent activity information, the Pearson Strategy Group is currently providing free examples on 3D Printing, Aerial Drones (UAVs) and MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems). These sample alerts are updated once a week, usually on Sundays, and offer a simplified demonstration of PSG’s most basic offering.
Don’t worry if the words “Due Diligence” don’t fill you or your colleagues with excitement, as most people are “normal” just like you. I’m probably one of the few folks who perks up when I hear the phrase. Let me help you understand how a little background research can be incredibly powerful for your business outlook and you’ll never make important decisions without Due Diligence again.
The Pearson Strategy Group is pleased to celebrate five years of working with analyst Don Sabatini. As an alliance partner and resource for PSG clients, Sabatini brings deep and broad experience in business and market strategy to the table. PSG clients benefit from his big-picture business knowledge and clear communication style.
Every client asks me questions like these: “Where can I find new clients and customers?”, “How big should we be on Facebook?”, “We think we have something all our customers will love.”
Now that you’ve celebrated the birth of our nation, please join me in celebrating the birth of the Pearson Strategy Group, the company I launched five years ago. We feel that we’re at the forefront of a new industry and will enjoy having a name for it at some point in the future. Regardless, it’s been a great experience and I love seeing my clients thrive. PSG allows us to utilize my research and technical expertise to help explain complex issues in simple terms and streamline often tedious and expensive processes for our clients.
The Pearson Strategy Group is pleased to announce that branding, marketing and design expert Tuck Kamin is now available as a partner and resource for PSG clients. He has more than 30 years of advertising success, shaping the perception of brands and products.
Prep Work May Not be Exciting, but it Guarantees a Better Result. Yes, boring! But as crucial to your business success as prep work is to house painting, he quickly added during a recent online discussion with Jan Triplett, Ph.D. and CEO of Business Success Center in Austin, Texas.
I’m not at all surprised when The Millennial Disruption Index claims that the banking industry is the industry ripest for disruption at the moment. One-third of all Millennials believe that they will not need a bank in the future. Yet 90 percent have financial services relationships with a bank, which is actually 1 percent less than PayPal users (91 percent). As many as 73 percent of this cohort would be more excited about a new financial service offering from Google, Amazon, Apple, Square or PayPal than from their own financial institution.
Surely you have heard of Inky the Octopus? A captive guest at the National Aquarium of New Zealand, Inky became a celebrity by making a daring jailbreak from his watery confinement. About the size of a football, Inky took advantage of a slight opening of the lid at the top of his tank one night several months ago. How long had he dreamed and plotted for such an opportunity?