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Success isn’t just about what your organization does, it’s also about blocked or failed competition
For example, in setting cold war strategy, it made little sense to match Soviet capabilities. The best method was to build on our strengths in ways that were aimed at their weaknesses.
Act so as to impose exorbitant costs on the competition using your relative advantages
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A good strategy works by harnessing power and applying it where it will have the greatest effect.
A proximate objective names a target that the organization can hit or even overwhelm
A bad strategy isn’t miscalculation, it’s avoiding the hard work of crafting a good strategy. Good strategy means making priority choices.
This is the idea that positive thoughts help you achieve outcomes. Examples include The Power of Positive Thinking, Tony Robbins, Christian Science.
Focus is attacking a segment of the market with a system supplying more value to that part of the market than anyone else can.
To generate a strategy, one must put aside the comfort and security of pure deduction and launch into the murkier waters of induction, analogy, judgment, and insight.
Airline deregulation: Even after deregulation ended, airlines used the same rules of thumb they’d used during the period of regulation
Consider the habits, preferences, and policies of others together with inertias and constraints on change
Systems have a chain-link logic when performance is limited by the weakest subunit or link.
Even after AT&T lost its position as a regulated monopoly, its old non-competitive routines stayed in place even after management wanted to shift the company to a competitive footing
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An epic thought by the writer of 'Good Strategy, Bad Strategy'.
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