One of the most universal techniques in business is due diligence. We all use it prior to adding new clients or suppliers and in investing in new companies and new relationships. However, what is not universal is the order of the process.
First let me establish a fundamental – business is about relationships and relationships are nurtured in their environment! Your ability to communicate, your reciprocal sense of trust, your ability to make decisions on imperfect information – is heavily influenced by your environment.
Now that the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing fiasco is behind us, let’s chat about the real “Fight of the Century” better known as Silicon vs. Carbon.