TFTF | May 15, 2020

Updated: Jun 1


The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.


Issue #31


May 15, 2020

1

Covid-19 Consumer Sentiment Snapshot #9

How should we recapture consumer demand in post-lockdown period? Where should we invest in marketing? Which stores should we reopen? This an million other decisions will determine the the winners and losers. So, how can businesses plan their rebound strategies?

[ BCG > Full report here:

https://www.bcg.com/publications/2020/covid-consumer-sentiment-survey-snapshot-5-11-20.aspx ]

2

How to Keep Working When You’re Not Feeling it

effective self-motivation is one of the main things that distinguishes high-achieving professionals from everyone else. So how can you keep pushing onward, even when you don’t feel like it?

[ Harvard Business Review > Full report here:

https://hbr.org/2018/11/how-to-keep-working-when-youre-just-not-feeling-it ]

3

How to Restart National Economies During Coronavirus Crisis

Combination of system’s level of strength with an assessment of the intensity of virus transmission, can evaluate any region’s readiness to restart activity. More on how governments can use these two dimensions to relaunch their economies.

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here :

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/public-sector/our-insights/how-to-restart-national-economies-during-the-coronavirus-crisis ]

4

India’s Agility Approach

The techniques and methods that worked exceptionally well for organisations have become futile in the face of uncertainty. What is needed now is unique, highly flexible and adaptive methods to sustain and survive. More on the essential principles for devicing and executing agile approaches in times to come.

[ KPMG > Full report here:

https://home.kpmg/content/dam/kpmg/in/pdf/2020/05/kpmg-in-india-s-agility-approach.pdf?r ]

5

The Covid-19 Tipping Point for Digital Payments

65% of credit card payment volumes at risk and >50% of the cross-border payments vanished for digital payment services, but there is a sharp rise in contactless payments and the adoption rate is expected to double in the next 3 years. More on how contactless payment is replacing cash to be the new King.

[ Bain & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.bain.com/insights/the-covid-19-tipping-point-for-digital-payments/ ]

6

Cross-border Carve-outs

66% of PE and 73% of Corporate carve outs in the recent past have been successful, but 36% of PE and 28% of Corporate carve outs took more time than expected to create expected value. More on how to implement a successful carve out?

[ TMF Group > Full report here:

https://www.tmf-group.com/en/news-insights/publications/2020/cross-border-carve-outs-2020/ ]

Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.