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James Allen: About Founder's Mentality®

To win in the long term, fast-growing insurgents need the cost advantages and scale of global incumbents.


James Allen: About Founder's Mentality®

In these short videos, Bain Partner James Allen explains the default path of a young company as it grows. He explains how these companies can maintain their Founder's Mentality® by revisiting traditional strategic planning processes and maintaining insurgency as a core of their culture. Incumbent companies should take note that, although smaller competitors may lack the benefits of scale, they are often more nimble and less complex.

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