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How Quest Nutrition Crafted a $1 Billion Corporate Culture

If there’s a crowded business category, it’s nutrition bars.  Hundreds of competitors have tripped over themselves for years, vying to gain ground.  But one company burst onto the scene in 2010 and has already created a $1.0 billion valuation.  Quest Nutrition was ranked the #2 fastest growing company in America by Inc. Magazine, chalking up […]

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The Mismatch

In most free-market economies, there is a supply/demand equilibrium. In other words, if people want to buy potato chips or electricity or sporting goods, suppliers generally emerge to fill these needs. It strikes me as odd, however, that there’s a mismatch going on in the business world. According to an IBM study last month of […]

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