Some of the best learning happens when you read stories about real people and real companies. Read them for ideas, for lessons, and inspiration. This week’s stories and strategies from real life are about CEMEX, Studio Dental, Open English, IBM, and Curriculum Associates.
“This Mexican cement company redefined itself as a global solutions provider with the critical capabilities to match.”
“Dr. Sara Creighton did the exact opposite of what dentists do when building a practice: She sold her established brick-and-mortar business in 2013 to start a new one — in a trailer on wheels.”
“About 300,000 students across the Americas have taken classes from Open English, an online English-language school based in Miami. In the last eight years, the venture-backed company has conquered Latin America, and now it is officially entering a market very close to home: The U.S. Hispanic market.”
“Big Blue’s CEO pushes it toward analytics, mobile, cloud computing.”
“Frank Ferguson, founder and chairman of Curriculum Associates, is driven to making classrooms better places for students and teachers. Rob Waldron, the company’s CEO, shares Frank’s mission and together they have a long-term focus for their company.”