Thoughts on Strategy

Knowledge and information, technology, people and inspiration are the weapons that leaders of an organization should have before they step into a battle.


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 Tzu

Be vigilant about your competitors’ efforts and progress.


Startups also have a true north, a destination in mind: creating a thriving and world-changing business. I call that a startup’s vision. To achieve that vision, startups employ a strategy, which includes a business model, a product road map, a point of view about partners and competitors, and ideas about who the customer will be. The product is the end result of this strategy

Eric Ries

So how do you beat laziness? The answer is a little greed.  It’s that radio station WII-FM, which stands for “What’s In It-For Me?”

Robert Kiyosaki