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How Do Competitors Respond to Your Strategy?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jan 6, 2020

A good friend of mine and I met for coffee early Thursday morning.

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Topics: strategy, Strategy Decision, Playing To Win, Winning Strategy, Strategy Question, Competitive Strategy

The Best Strategy Question – Play to Win

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Dec 30, 2019

How does your company develop its strategy?

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Topics: strategy, Playing To Win, What Would Have to be True?, Strategy Question

Low-Cost vs. Differentiation - Example of Playing to Win

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Dec 23, 2019

How do strategies differ?

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Topics: strategy, Strategy Decision, Playing To Win, Winning Strategy, Low-Cost Strategy, Differentiation Strategy

Six Common Strategy Traps & Six Winning Strategy Signs

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Dec 9, 2019

There is no perfect strategy—nothing can guarantee your business a sustainable competitive advantage.

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Topics: strategy, strategy decisions, Playing To Win, Strategy - How, Strategy Traps, Winning Strategy

Core Capabilities – Playing to Win

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 25, 2019

One of my customers is growing fast.  They’ve added 25 employees this year, increased revenue 45%, and plan to acquire additional companies to fuel their growth to add new people over the next three years.

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Topics: strategy, Core Competencies, Strategy Decision, Playing To Win, Core Capabilities, Strategy - How

Win with Those Who Matter Most

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 11, 2019

“…strategy is disciplined thinking that requires tough choices and is all about winning.” ~ A.G. Lafley, Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works.

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Topics: strategy, Strategy Decision, Playing To Win, Strategy - How, A.G. Lafley

Is Your Business Strategy Built to Win?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Few companies have a clear, concisely considered, compelling winning strategy in place.

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Topics: strategy, Playing To Win, Your Winning Aspiration, How To Win, Strategy - How

Why & How Rackspace Changed Its Strategy

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Can a business with lousy service reverse their strategy to become fanatical about customer support?

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Topics: Switch, change, strategy, strategy decisions, Strategy - How, Rackspace

It’s Not a Strength If You’re NOT DIFFERENTIATED

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Feb 25, 2019

The problem with traditional SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) is they don’t differentiate you from your competition.

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Topics: strategy, SWOT, Strengths, Strategy Decision, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT, 8 P's

Solve Big Problems, Test New Ideas in Just Five Days - Sprint!

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Feb 11, 2019

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days by Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky, and Braden Kowitz, sounds like an impossible task.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, Innovation, Strategy - How, Measure What Matters, Sprint: Solve Big Problems & Test New Ideas

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