Joe Newsum

Recent Posts by Joe Newsum:

5-Year Growth of 100+ Subsectors of the U.S. Business Economy

In 2018, the U.S. business economy was $37 trillion, representing the total revenue generated by private companies (including intermediate products, which aren’t included in GDP figures). Over the past 5 years, the U.S. business economy has grown 3.2% annually for a total growth of $5.4 trillion. Yet, growth has been very uneven across sectors.

Topics: Industry Insights

The U.S. Economy in One Interactive Chart (1,000+ Industries)

Check out a fascinating interactive chart of the entire U.S. business economy by Kentley Insights. The chart includes the total revenue generated by the 1,000+ industries of the U.S. business economy. Click on a section to get into the industry specifics and then on the center of the circle to get back out. 

Topics: Industry Insights

The Top 6 Strategic Benchmarks to Measure Company Performance

Understanding the performance of a company is always at the top of mind for leaders and consultants. While internal analysis of the company’s financials and data can be insightful, it can also be somewhat baseless without comparison to industry peers. It is always prudent to couple internal analysis with external benchmarking.

But, where do you start?

Working with clients trying to determine their performance and identify improvement opportunities, I always start with the top six strategic benchmarks:

Topics: Market Research Strategy How To's