Tom Mohr

 

   

Tom Mohr



102 Stories by Tom Mohr

In The Loop—Chapter 4: The Generative and Adaptive Imperatives

Systems can always be improved. But a system intervention must be well planned, or the cure may prove worse than the disease. In improving...
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In The Loop — Chapter 3: The Enterprise as a System of Systems

When an enterprise fails, opinions abound as to why. Some fault the functional structure. Everyone operated in silos. The sales department was the problem — or...
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In the Loop —Chapter 2: In the Loop Leadership

If you are the CEO or senior executive of a company with big aspirations — whether startup or Fortune 500 — it’s on you. Only you can turn...
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In The Loop — Chapter 1: The Rise of The Loop Paradigm

Digital technology has hit an inflection point, and there’s no turning back. Products and services are digitizing. More and more human activity is becoming...
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In The Loop: Leadership in the Fit Systems Enterprise

Introduction “You never change things by fighting existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” — Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983)...
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Funding & Exits –  Chapter 16: The IPO Exit

While the value of public companies has grown from 105% of GDP in 1996 to 136% today, the number of these firms has been...
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Funding & Exits – Chapter 15: The Private Equity Exit

If your company has achieved at least $10M in recurring revenue with predictable future growth, low churn and proximity to cash flow positive, then...
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Funding & Exits  –  Chapter 14: The Strategic Acquisition Exit

Over the past seven years, more than eighty percent of all exits have been via strategic acquisition. When your company exits, it’s most likely...
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Funding & Exits – Chapter 13: The Non-IPO Exit (Overview)

  At multiple points along the way in the building of your company, either opportunity or necessity will lead you to contemplate an exit....
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Funding & Exits – Chapter 12: Venture Debt

Some use “venture debt” to describe any loan provided to a venture backed startup — whether it be the seed stage convertible note, the commercial bank...
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Funding & Exits –  Chapter 11: Commercial Banking

  Your commercial banking relationship is important to your financial health. Any business bank provides critical financial infrastructure: your bank accounts, credit card services,...
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