Strategy is a process of concentrating force at your opponent’s weakest point – sustainably and repeatedly while dynamically adapting to evolving situations.
Your strategy is your best plan for survival and future prosperity.
… the ultimate job of open strategy is to AVOID doing the WRONG THINGS when you could have known better
Avoiding unintentional risk taking aids resilience and offers a significant evolutionary advantage. In the words of Dave Snowden avoidance of failure is a more successful strategy than imitation of success.
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… any organization that vests the power to create strategy in a small cadre of senior leaders will soon find itself on the back foot(Gary Hamel)
We believe there is an emerging renaissance for openness as a foundation and avoidance as a dominating strategy leading to positive assymetric payoffs and thus sustainable competitive advantage.
Getting started may not be as difficult as you think – >> Open Road