The Advisor to CEO’s and Best-Selling Author Ram Charan

Show Notes

Ram Charan, the CEO advisor and #1 New York Times bestselling author, RETHINKING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: New Rules for the Digital Age.

    1. Yes, yes, yes and yes! Thrivetime Nation on today’s show we are interviewing Ram Charan who is a CEO advisor and New York Times best-selling author! Ram, welcome onto the Thrivetime Show. How are you sir?!
    2. I know that you’ve had a ton of success at this point in your career, but I would love to start off at the bottom and the very beginning of your career. What was your life like growing up and where did you grow up?
    3. When did you first figure out what you wanted to do professionally?
    4. When did you first feel like you were truly beginning to gain traction with your career?
    5. Ram Charan, what first inspired you to write your new book, RETHINKING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: New Rules for the Digital Age?
  • Ram Charan, at its core, what is RETHINKING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: New Rules for the Digital Age?
  1. Ram Charan, what super moves does your book RETHINKING COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE: New Rules for the Digital Age teach readers that can help them to improve their businesses?
    1. Build your company’s core on a digital platform;
    2. Forge an ecosystem of partners to serve customers better and scale up faster;
    3. Create new revenue streams and money making models for exponential growth;
    4. Deploy algorithms to serve each individual customer, anytime, anyplace, all day long;
    5. Embed speed in decision making for fast competitive action and reaction.
  2. What advice would you give the younger version of yourself?
  3. We find that most successful entrepreneurs tend to have idiosyncrasies that are actually their super powers…what idiosyncrasy do you have?
  4. What message or principle that you wish you could teach everyone?
  5. You’ve got the mic, what is one thing that you want to share with the Thrive Nation before you drop the mic?

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