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Boom Institute's blog is about insights into how business growth can be achieved in effective ways. Also, CEOs speak about their work and open a window to what drives them.

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#WayForward with Vladimira Scheidegger, CEO URBANescape, Zurich, Switzerland

By Dave Hertig | July 24, 2020

#WayForward with Vladimira Scheidegger, CEO URBANescape, Zurich, Switzerland In the #WayForward series, CEOs tell us what’s on their mind in coronavirus times. Read how Vladimira Scheidegger, CEO of URBANescape, sees things. We had to shut down for 3 months and also cancel all our upcoming events. Out of 17 team members, most are freelance and…

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#WayForward with Matthias Ackeret, CEO persönlich Verlags AG, Zurich, Switzerland

By Dave Hertig | July 24, 2020

#WayForward with Matthias Ackeret, CEO persönlich Verlags AG, Zurich, Switzerland In the #WayForward series, CEOs tell us what’s on their mind in coronavirus times. Read how Matthias Ackeret, CEO of persönlich Verlags, sees things. We are a team of 8 and I pulled the government’s loan but we didn’t use any of it. We switched…

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Driving growth with Ronny Zingre, a #BoomShow recap

By Dave Hertig | July 23, 2020

Driving growth with Ronny Zingre, a #BoomShow recap I sat down with Ronny Zingre, CEO @ MBV, as part of my live show, the #BoomShow, on pokert.ch. Driving business growth Dave Hertig: What’s your take on business growth? How do you go about it day to day? Ronny Zingre: Business growth relies on a number…

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#WayForward with Ronny Zingre, CEO MBV and Femron, Stäfa and Feuerthalen, Switzerland

By Dave Hertig | July 1, 2020

#WayForward with Ronny Zingre, CEO MBV and Femron, Stäfa and Feuerthalen, Switzerland In the #WayForward series, CEOs tell us what’s on their mind in coronavirus times. Read how Ronny Zingre, CEO of MBV and Femron, sees things. We reacted fast and lost no revenue at all. As an international business with 60 employees in two…

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How to present services: Takeaways from a strategy workshop

By Dave Hertig | June 30, 2020

How to present services: Takeaways from a strategy workshop When great professionals help me to see things more clearly! Thank you, Philipp Sauber and Christian Amos for investing the time and energy to do a strategic workshop with me and to design and prepare it (Philipp). I learned that a bundle of services can be either holistic (e.g.…

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#WayForward with Karoline Gross, CEO Smartzer, London, United Kingdom

By Dave Hertig | May 22, 2020

#WayForward with Karoline Gross, CEO Smartzer, London, United Kingdom In the #WayForward series, CEOs tell us what’s on their mind in coronavirus times. Read how Karoline Gross, CEO Smartzer, sees things. I thought the virus was a media hype and I kept being in denial until we started losing contracts. We have the right product for…

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#WayForward with Matthias Schranner, CEO Schranner Negotiation Institute, Zurich, Switzerland

By Dave Hertig | May 15, 2020

#WayForward with Matthias Schranner, CEO Schranner Negotiation Institute, Zurich, Switzerland In the #WayForward series, CEOs tell us what’s on their mind in coronavirus times. Read how Matthias Schranner, CEO Schranner Negotiation Institute, sees things. Thanks to our Hong Kong office, we had an idea early on about what was going to hit the world. I made…

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#WayForward with Christoph von Toggenburg, CEO World Vision Switzerland

By Dave Hertig | May 7, 2020

#WayForward with Christoph von Toggenburg, CEO World Vision Switzerland In the #WayForward series, CEOs tell us what’s on their mind in coronavirus times. Read how Christoph von Toggenburg, CEO of World Vision Switzerland, sees things. 2 members of our 45+ staff caught the virus. At that time – before the official lockdown in Switzerland –…

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#WayForward with Isabelle Ohnemus, CEO EyeFitU, Zurich, Switzerland

By Dave Hertig | May 4, 2020

#WayForward with Isabelle Ohnemus, CEO EyeFitU, Zurich, Switzerland In the #WayForward series, CEOs tell us what’s on their mind in coronavirus times. Read how Isabelle Ohnemus, CEO EyeFitU, sees things. We’re a startup with a team of 10 and we increased our capital in February. In terms of cash, we’re good. Nevertheless, the situation is difficult:…

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