The question sounds strange, I know. You would expect a “What is Europe,” not such a personal pronoun—who. But the answer on how to identify Europe could be too simple, too strong the temptation to just define the Old Continent as the cradle of Western civilization and leave it at that. And certainly we can’t start from the EU, this messed up jumble of unrelenting bureaucracy and high hopes, to explain the present of countries that, despite their geographical proximity, have chosen to approach in very different ways this ambitious project of political and economic unification.
Guano Point looks almost unreal in its theatrical beauty. As the sun started its descent over the streaked plateaus of the Grand Canyon, and tourists shuddered in the stinging cold, I couldn't help lingering in the shadow of the old metal skeleton of an ancient mining structure.
Keeping in mind the layout of the Business Model Canvas, Key Activities are strategically positioned to the left, next to the list of Key Partners and close to the associated Cost Structure. Channels are listed to the right of the Value Proposition, next to Customer Relationships and Customer Segments.
Millennials have a very particular approach to what they like to buy and how they do so. We're talking about a generation shaped by the rise of the Internet and the economic crisis: as saving money becomes a decisive factor in decision-making, a one-size-fits-all approach is not perceived as acceptable. Tiered pricing is only the tip of the iceberg, a good start, when it comes to addressing the need and desire for personalization.
My #metoo stories are nowhere near as bad as what many, many people had to endure. I simply have thousands of paper cuts of occasions when I was made to feel unsafe and degraded because of my gender.
The Business Model Canvas is a template designed by business theorist Alexander Osterwalder to support companies in the definition (or redefinition) of their business model.