Awesome Quotes On Strategy.

Awesome Quotes On Strategy.

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Here are some awesome quotes on strategy.

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results. – Sir Winston Churchill.

Strategy Execution is the responsibility that makes or breaks executives” —Alan Branche and Sam Bodley-Scott, Implementation.

You can have anything you want – you just can’t have everything you want.—Anonymous.

Most of us know the marketing concept of good communication. To make a message stick in the head of a future consumer, you need to deliver the message seven times using seven different channels. Why do executives think that to make a strategy stick, a boring speech delivered once will be enough?

In a 4×100-metre relay race, one runner starts before the other, but in the end it’s the sum of the four runners that determines performance.

What’s the use of measuring speed if you don’t go in the right direction.

A Balanced Scorecard helps turn parrots people who just repeat what they have heard into ambassadors people who understand the what and why and can reason decisions with others”.

Dear Executives, execution commitment is not for sale. You have to earn it.

Don’t go for small commitments on big things, but aim for big commitments on small things.

Budgets are like oil tankers – they need time to change course. You don’t want to be left standing on the deck of your oil tanker, watching all the opportunities pass you by unable to stop and turn to chase after them.

Strategy is a pattern in a stream of decisions. —Henry Mintzberg.

The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. —Michael Porter.

We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way ou.t” —Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles 1962.

Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things. —Miyamoto Musashi.

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory, tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. —Sun Tsu.

Execution is a specific set of behaviors and techniques that companies need to master in order to have competitive advantage. It’s a discipline of its own. —Ram Charan and Larry Bossidy.

The best time to make up your mind about people is never. —Katharine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story.

Building a visionary company requires one percent vision and 99 percent alignment.—Jim Collins and Jerry Porras, Built to Last.

After a business implements a strategy, competitors will react, and the firm’s strategy will need to adapt to meet the new challenges. There is no stopping point and no final battle. The competitive cycle continues on perpetually. Produce and compete or perish. —Thomas Timings Holme.

Body language can’t save you when someone is reading your strategy document.

When building a new strategy, don’t ever let people seduce you with the line, ‘But that’s always been budgeted for.

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak —Hans Hoffmann,  Introduction to the Bootstrap.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. —Leonardo Da Vinci.

 Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. —Peter Drucker.

Initiative prioritisation doesn’t mean distributing all available resources to all known projects. —Volker Voigt.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction. Albert Einstein.

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. —Hans Hoffmann.

Persistence is what makes the impossible possible, the possible likely, and the likely definite. Robert Half.

An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. —Jack Welch.

In life, as in football, you won’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are. —Arnold H. Glasgow.

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them. —Denis Watley.

Building a visionary company requires one percent vision and 99 percent alignment. —Jim Collins and Jerry Porras, Built to Last.

After a business implements a strategy, competitors will react, and the firm’s strategy will need to adapt to meet the new challenges. There is no stopping point and no final battle. The competitive cycle continues on perpetually. Produce and compete or perish. —Thomas Timings Holme.

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. —Peter Drucker.

 Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo Da Vinci.

You can have anything you want – you just can’t have everything you want. —Anonymous.

We tend to think that, in a traditional organisation, people are producing results because management wants results, but the essence of a high quality organisation is people producing results because they want the results. It’s puzzling we find that hard to understand, that if people are really enjoying, they’ll innovate, they’ll take risks, they’ll have trust with one another because they are really committed to what they’re doing and it’s fun. —Peter Senge.

Like a human being, a company has to have an internal communication mechanism, a ‘nervous system’, to coordinate its actions. —Bill Gates, co-founder Microsoft.

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