Strategy

There’s no such thing as a perfect strategy

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Doing what everyone else is doing is the wrong strategy, and thinking that what made you succeed in the first place will result in success again is a flawed thinking. This is strategy 101, but many don’t heed this principle. This is a lesson famed Chess Grandmaster Gary Kasparov knows all to well. From an HBR interview on what business leaders can learn from him:
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Doing what everyone else is doing is the wrong strategy

What do high-flying startups know about growth that others don’t? According to new research on startup growth, there are ten things high-flying startups do differently to grow quickly. One of them, and it isn’t a surprise, is they change the game by playing by a different set of rules: None of these breakout companies did it the same way that the incumbents grew in their vertical or type of business. They all picked their own…