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  • Strategy Quotes

    Quotes and phrases on strategy, choices, and decision making

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      “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”

      “Strategy is about setting yourself apart from the competition. It’s not a matter of being better at what you do – it’s a matter of being different at what you do.”

      “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. ”

      “Strategy is a fancy word for coming up with a long-term plan and putting it into action. ”

      “Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of ensuring future success.”

      “You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless.”

      “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory, tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.”

      “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.”

      “A vision without a strategy remains an illusion. ”

      “A strategy is necessary because the future is unpredictable.”

      “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.”

      “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle. ”

      “Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.”

      “Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”

      “Study the past if you would define the future.”

      “Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.”

      “Strategy is simply resource allocation. When you strip away all the noise, that’s what it comes down to. Strategy means making clear cut choices about how to compete. You cannot be everything to everybody, no matter what the size of your business or how deep its pockets. ”

      “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. ”

      “Good tactics can save even the worst strategy. Bad tactics will destroy even the best strategy. ”

      “Let’s execute along this strategy, but know that we’ll probably get some of this wrong, so be open to changing it. ”

      “A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.”

      “You cannot be everything to everyone. If you decide to go north, you cannot go south at the same time.”

      “Strategy without process is little more than a wish list.”

      “Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.”

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