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The Stax Guide to Pinot Noir Wine Shopping

The Stax Analytics team crunched the numbers to develop guidelines for getting the best wine for your money.


Due Diligence for the Smaller Investor

Rafi Musher blogs about principles of large-scale due diligence that smaller investors can apply to startups.


What Obama Needs Now: A Chief Investment Officer

Stax CEO Rafi Musher makes the case for a national CIO.


The Economics of Trading Up

Stax manager Anna Long discusses how paying more for quality equipment will pay off.

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Fast Frameworks

Test and Learn: Start Small, Think Big

April 26th, 2013

There is opportunity for this well-established tactical tool to enhance strategic decision making in the C-Suite.

Einstein, Acquisition Screens, and You

March 19th, 2013

Planning ahead is always good advice, but some that is often not heeded when it comes to acquisition strategies.

Getting in Before the RFP: A Fast Way to Win Share

February 13th, 2013

It doesn’t take a crystal ball to know where your next opportunity is coming form. Everyday signals can point the way.

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