From Certain to Win by Chet Richards

Nice review of some of the concepts described by John Boyd in the context of business. Agility The essence of agility and applying Boyd’s ideas to any form of competition is to keep one’s orientation well matched to the real world during times of ambiguity, confusion, and rapid change, when the natural tendency is to … Read more

Falcon strategy OpenAI over Google

This is an overview of the strategic pattern named Falcon, proposed by Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh on their book Patterns of Strategy. Warning: I’m experimenting here. Any constructive feedback is welcome. I will be using the OpenAI Vs Google for this exercise. This topic is already being commented here: Microsoft, Google, Chat GPT, Bard … Read more

Patterns of Strategy

Below some notes about this book written by Patrick Hoverstadt and Lucy Loh. Strategy is a pattern in a stream of decisions Henry Mintzberg There are 3 dimensions in patterns of strategy: During the strategic thinking process, to become aware of the forces at work in your organization is one of the primary duties. Dimensions … Read more

Making investment decisions on a map

In what parts of the organization should I invest? This is something that comes from common sense (the less common of the senses). And it is that the understanding of the business priorities, the purpose of the company, the context where you are in a given moment, etc. all that is going to be part … Read more

Twitter shop

Today I realized you can shop in Twitter: There are 2 main time lines right now in Twitter: The shop is offered when you look for something and there are products offered. Let’s see how these products are shown in other sides of Twitter. More than probably the shopping options will be offered in the … Read more

Strategy Safari

This is a hard to read book, as it goes through the 10 schools of strategy the author considers valuable to review. And he reviews it in deep. I’m happy to have found this book and at the same time, I would be happy to have found this book 10 years ago. Anyway, if you … Read more