Strategy

  • The must-read summary of Stan Davis and Bill Davidson's book: "2020 Vision: Transform Your Business Today to Succeed in Tomorrow's Economy".This complete summary of the ideas from Stan Davis and Bill Davidson's book "2020 Vision" shows that companies are under pressure to constantly update themselves and their products to keep up with adjustments in technology. Over the next 30 years...
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  • The must-read summary of Stanley Rich and David Gumpert's book: "Business Plans that Win $$$: Lessons from the MIT Enterprise Forum".This complete summary of the ideas from Stanley Rich and David Gumpert's book "Business Plans that Win $$$" shows that preparing a business plan that appeals to investors sufficiently to have them reach for their checkbooks is one of the...
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  • The must-read summary of Stephanie Culp's book: "Conquering the Paper Pile-Up: How to Sort, Organize, File and Store Every Piece of Paper in Your Home or Office".This complete summary of the ideas from Stephanie Culp’s book “Conquering the Paper Pile-Up” shows how nowadays, everyone is finding themselves buried under a never-ending pile of paperwork which is slowly taking over their...
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  • The must-read summary of Stephen Diorio's book: "Beyond e: 12 Ways Technology is Transforming Sales and Marketing Strategy".This complete summary of the ideas from Stephen Diorio's book "Beyond e" argues that the key marketing challenge of today is not simply adding an e-marketing department to the existing business. Good marketers are becoming much more proactive, using new technology to creatively...
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  • The must-read summary of Stephen Leeb and Donna Leeb's book: "Defying the Market: Profiting in the Turbulent Post-Technology Market Boom".This complete summary of the ideas from Stephen Leeb and Donna Leeb's book "Defying the Market" shows how technology is experiencing a slowing down of pace and progress. In their book, the authors explain how this slowdown, combined with other factors,...
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  • The must-read summary of Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger & Rebecca Merrill's book:"First Things First: to Live, to Love, to Learn, to Leave a Legacy”.This complete summary of the ideas from Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger & Rebecca Merrill's book "First Things First" presents a new organising process which focuses on doing what is important rather than what is urgent,...
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  • The must-read summary of Steve Gottry's book: "Common Sense Business: Starting, Operating and Growing Your Small Business – In Any Economy!". This complete summary of the ideas from Steve Gottry's book "Common Sense Business" shows that you always learn far more from your failures in running a small business than you ever learn from your successes. According to Helen Keller,...
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  • The must-read summary of Steve Kaplan's book: "Bag the Elephant: How to Win and Keep Big Customers". This complete summary of the ideas from Steve Kaplan's book "Bag the Elephant" shows the merits of acquiring and retaining big clients to grow your business. In fact, working with fewer big customers has many advantages over working with many small ones, ranging...
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  • The must-read summary of Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan's book: "The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the Future of Your Organization and Your Life".This complete summary of the ideas from Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan's book "The Three Laws of Performance" shows that in any organisation, there is a "default future" which you feel sure will happen. If you can...
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  • The must-read summary of Steven C. Brandt's book: "Entrepreneuring: the Ten Commandments for Building a Growth Company".This complete summary of the ideas from Steven C. Brandt's book "Entrepreneuring" shows that the historical model for entrepreneurial success has been to start a business from scratch or with borrowed money, build it up and then sell out for a vast fortune. Today,...
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  • The must-read summary of Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's book: "Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain".This complete summary of the ideas from Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's book "Think Like A Freak" states how economic theories can also be applied to problems in society. This is the concept of Freakonomics. Freakonomics basically means...
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  • The must-read summary of Susan Annunzio's book: "Contagious Success: Spreading High Performance Throughout Your Organization”.This complete summary of the ideas from Susan Annunzio's book "Contagious Success" shows that an in-depth study of 3,000 knowledge workers around the world was carried out to attempt to identify the management behaviors which accelerate profitable growth. Although 77% of these respondents claimed they belonged...
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  • The must-read summary of Sydney Finkelstein, Jo Whitehead and Andrew Campbell's book: "Think Again: Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions and How to Keep it from Happening to You".This complete summary of the ideas from Sydney Finkelstein, Jo Whitehead and Andrew Campbell's book "Think Again" shows that even smart and highly experienced leaders can sometimes make appallingly bad decisions which...
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  • The must-read summary of Terry Bacon and David Pugh's book: "Winning Behavior: What the Smartest, Most Successful Companies Do Differently".This complete summary of the ideas from Terry Bacon and David Pugh's book "Winning Behavior" shows that winning companies treat their customers better than anyone else. In this way, they earn what can be termed as “behavioural differentiation”. In their book,...
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  • The must-read summary of Tetsuo Sakiya's book: "Honda Motor: the Men, the Management, the Machines".This complete summary of the ideas from Tetsuo Sakiya's book "Honda Motor" explains the business strategies and corporate culture behind Honda, and suggests why they are so successful. In his book, the author charts the development of Honda, from the beginning to the successful, multinational company...
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  • The must-read summary of Theodore Kinni and Al Ries' book: "Future Focus: How 21 Companies Are Capturing 21st Century Success".This complete summary of the ideas from Theodore Kinni and Al Ries' book "Future Focus" raises an essential question: What are the ingredients of 21st century corporate success? Using quantitative and qualitative criteria, the authors have identified a list of 21...
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