About Rob Biederman
Rob Biederman is the co-founder and CEO of Catalant, a company that connects companies to talent and knowledge in real time. Catalant has a global network of more than 40,000 experienced consultants able to work on research, strategy, marketing, finance, sales, operations and product initiatives.
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Strategy teams are tasked with seeing around corners. It's a challenging job.
Innovation is the buzzword on everyone's lips these days. It no longer matters only whether companies succeed, but also whether they do it in a more innovative manner than their competitors.
Innovative companies ask themselves two key questions: What products or processes do we think the marketplace will want next? What talent do we need to deliver that?
It can be attractive to partner with a startup to grow your company. However, make sure that you avoid the mistakes that can lead to creating a burden and prevent success.
Thinking more like an entrepreneur is an important factor that will help large companies succeed.
Take time to recharge, and that doesn't mean your cell phone and laptop.
Put in the effort to make them feel like "part of the family."
Remember dot-com stocks? Three ways you can shore up your company ahead of the next big pop.
Every employee plays a huge role in the early days of a new business. It's important to find the right ones.
By adopting an investor mindset, you'll reel in the Venture Capitalist funds.
A startup CEO describes how his experience at Bain Capital shaped the way he approaches business.
Consultants and Advisors
Apply the same vigorous checking process you would use for full-time hires.
If you don't have a tangible plan, you're actually losing business -- or you're increasing the chance of losing business to competitors.
Deciding on the right type of consultant need not be a baffling choice. You just need to know the right variables to consider.