The Revolution: Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared Vehicles

A Canadian insurer recently unveiled plans to integrate insurance products within Autonomous, Connected, Electric, and Shared Vehicles (ACES) and brought in LDR to provide strategic advisory, market intelligence, and project management services.…

With Gratitude, We Explore Our Experience Working With Veterans

11/9/2018 By Jan Maceczek & Dylan Payne We would like to begin by thanking all our veterans and current active-duty service members. The impact you’ve made through your selfless sacrifice deserves our endless gratitude. In 2017,…

The Key To Combating Disruption? Relationship-Based Innovation

2/28/2018 By JD Dolan & Lauren Gore In today’s business world, disruption is a dominant part of the conversation. Corporations have begun to prioritize innovation to ignite growth and keep pace with a constantly shifting landscape.…

Blockchain 6 Installment Series - Part 4 Release!

Overview The purpose of this series is to provide a open-source practical, step-by-step guide to blockchain technology. We aimed to cover everything you need to know from what blockchain is to techniques for implementing blockchain in your…

Blockchain Industry Primer

"Blockchain technology can fundamentally do 3 things: 1) store digital records, 2) exchange digital assets, and 3) execute smart contracts." What is blockchain? How can it be used? What's driving all the hype around it? What are some…

4 Essentials of Combat Leadership: A letter by George C. Marshall & the Application to Business

10/30/2017 By JD Dolan In a letter by General George C. Marshall to his friend, General John S. Mallory, he outlined four essential lessons on leadership. The lessons conveyed were what he considered the best advice he could offer to a…

Contemplating a Career Change?

We’ve all had those moments - at work, frustrated, and contemplating a career change. A true “why” moment. Why this job? Why this boss? Why does the day-to-day drag on and feel so monotonous? Sound familiar? We’ve all experienced these…

Turn Your Employees into a Team of Social Media Advocates

9/30/2017 By Will Brame & Patrick O'Connor There is no denying the importance of social media for business. More than 4.5 billion people are active users on at least one of the top three social media platforms. Facebook has more than…

The Special Operations Forces / Agile Approach to Winning in Business

8/28/2017 By JD Dolan & Frank Bennett “Small, dynamic, and diversely trained teams, with the autonomy to execute rapidly, transition flexibly, and deliver solutions in near real-time, all while promoting high-levels of communication,…

A Generation of Hard Work Deserves a Lifetime of Benefits - Finding the Right Future for Your Family Business is Easier Than You Think

7/20/2017 By Will Brame Baby Boomers are reaching retirement age and what that means for many small business owners and private equity firms in the lower-middle market Family-owned businesses are a critical element to the backbone of the…