This section is slowly being revised to reflect valuable insights from successful startups as well my learnings regarding large company failures.
The purpose of this article is two-fold: Help traditional companies succeed when faced with successfully growing startups. Help startups succeed when competing against traditional companies. You may download a PDF of this article from: Traditional strategic planning dooms companies to failure What is traditional strategic planning? Wikipedia (April 20, 2020 definition) Strategic planning is an … Continue reading Traditional strategic planning dooms companies to failure.
What is the purpose of this article? Enable founders, board directors, the C-Suite, and advisory board have a discussion about their company’s process for strategy and strategic planning. You can download a PDF of this article from: You can download a PDF of this article from: What is strategy and strategic planning V2 How do … Continue reading What is strategy and strategic planning? V2
Overview I’ve often heard that good execution beats strategy. My experience is that execution which achieves good long-term results actually reflects a good strategy. But that strategy may be quite different from the “official” strategy document. Success requires more than good luck – both a good strategy and good execution are key. Strategy – Where … Continue reading What is the difference between strategy and tactics?