Alan Lewis and Dan McKone

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Alan Lewis and Dan McKone are managing directors of L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm. They are the authors of Edge Strategy: A New Mindset for Profitable Growth (Harvard Business Review Press, 2016).

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