EDU 104 – Defining Strategic Opportunities

We will be tackling the question of what a truly strategic opportunity is.

A scary tale: The invention of the first digital camera, and while a bit clunky, the company was going in the right technology direction. But the timing wasn’t right.

What makes for a great opportunity? To understand it, we need to go back to the root of the word.  

It turns out that Opportunity comes from latin and means into port (see the word Port in there). It came about in the late 1300’s when they were opening up new trade routes, shipping a host of new inventions on newly designed ships to new ports...

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