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3 Lessons from the Great Recession

3 Lessons from the Great Recession

By Josh Jacobson Hello Charlotte, how is everyone doing? No, I mean it. Are you doing okay? I hope you are. This post is meant to make you feel better, so I’m going to state that on the front end. All of us at Next Stage remain bullish on where our community is going...
Spring Forward: Top 10 To-Dos

Spring Forward: Top 10 To-Dos

by Josh Jacobson Is it really going to be 76 degrees today? And yes, I still put on a sweater vest this morning. It will remain winter if only in my mind. In truth, March is early spring – there’s no getting around it. And as such, it is a time for us to...
The Love Metrics

The Love Metrics

by Josh Jacobson “Looooove… exciting and new….” Oh, February. Who has a love hangover? Not us at Next Stage! We celebrate Valentine’s Day all month long. And we have the half-empty boxes of chocolates to prove it. Love is such a powerful...
What Use is Strategy Without Implementation?

What Use is Strategy Without Implementation?

By Josh Jacobson The title of this post is both rhetorical and practical – what good are solutions if we don’t have the capacity to see them through? For a firm focused on transformative strategy and thought leadership, it is a quandary and constant consideration. We...