Strategy & Tactics

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4/25/11

Corona featured in new book – Strategy for Good

Corona Insights is thrilled to be one of the socially responsible companies featured in a new book, Strategy for Good, by Susan Hyatt, founder and CEO of Business Nonprofit CONNECTIONS, Inc. Strategy for Good uses real-world examples to illustrate “how to create all-win solutions that demonstrate your [company’s] values, benefit the causes you care most […]

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1/11/11

In good company

The January/February edition of the Harvard Business Review is dedicated to business model reinvention.  Great minds think alike.  Team Corona released its Synergistic Business ModelTM framework for nonprofits in fall 2010.  Like the smart folks at the HBR, Corona had observed that business models, like strategy, need to be revised and even reinvented to ensure […]

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1/5/11

Planning never goes out of style

This may be the most important era for planning in our professional lives. We are experiencing seismic shifts in many industries, a game-changing recession, and an emerging “new” normal. Experts predict that the “demand” economy will result in value-based (think dollars, not core tenets) purchasing decisions for the foreseeable future. At the same time, we […]

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10/29/10

Official launch of the Synergistic Business Model™

After years of incubating and firsthand client experience, Corona Insights has unleashed the Synergistic Business Model™ to the nonprofit community.  While several clients have already been working with it, the model made its public debut at the Colorado Nonprofit Association 2010 Fall Conference and then went virtual with its first introductory webinar (more to come!). Colleagues […]

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10/25/10

From “ah ha” to reality – BCH expansion

We’re thrilled to announce that the Boulder Community Hospital is launching an important expansion project, which includes a $125M plan to move their main services to the Foothills campus and consolidate at their other locations. BCH plans to break ground on this state-of-the-art facility in 2012 and be fully operational by 2014. What’s even more […]

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10/5/10

Webinar – Introduction to the Synergistic Business Model

Did you miss Corona’s workshop, “Redefining Your Business Model,” at the  Colorado Nonprofit Association Conference this fall?” Struggling with a component of your business model? Ready to take your organization’s impact to scale? Corona Insights will be hosting a complimentary webinar on October 22 at 1:00 pm MDT to introduce you to their very ownSynergistic […]

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9/24/10

Corona presents at Colorado Nonprofit Association Fall Conference

The word “business model” is no longer taboo! It is time to redefine this concept for nonprofits. Corona Insights will be presenting a workshop at the Colorado Nonprofit Association 2010 Fall Conference and Exhibition entitled “Redefining Your Business Model.” This workshop, led by Karla Raines, will be the public debut of Corona Insights’ proprietary new […]

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8/3/10

A lunch time treat

Downtown Denver has become a Mecca for mobile restaurants.  Think tricked-out food truck (P. 16 of ColoradoBiz magazine, 08/10 issue).   These trucks are selling everything from cupcakes to biscuits and gourmet lunches.  The cupcake truck, who was affectionately named Clementine by her Facebook group, sports a large following (including our own resident foodie, Meredith). Today […]

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6/8/10

Corona Insights announces its newest service: The Strategy Tune-Up

There are certain things we are just trained to do routinely. Brush our teeth every day, pay our bills once a month and go to the doctor once a year. And, of course, taking our car for its routine maintenance check (you do perform annual checks, right?). After all we put our vehicles through and […]

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5/11/10

A strategic plan for the evolution of law

While sifting through miscellaneous collateral before an event at  the University of Denver, one glossy magazine caught my eye. The front cover had a picture of a student composed of a collage of images with a clear distinction between old  and modern icons. I was thrilled when I realized it was the Winter/Spring 2010 issue […]

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