Tag Archives: Competition

Avoid Fair Fights (But Fight Fair)

Whether we are competing in our core business, starting a new business venture, or looking to win a new, large job or project, we need to focus our energies on areas where we have a competitive advantage. We need to … Continue reading

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Understanding Michael Porter: An Indispensable Handbook on Strategy

Published in December 2011, Joan Magretta’s Understanding Michael Porter: The Essential Guide to Competition and Strategy, is an excellent and timely book about business strategy. It discusses the ideas and frameworks from the guru of business strategy, Michael Porter. I … Continue reading

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Competing in a “Low Price” World

In most industries, the business environment remains brutal: growth is slow or non-existent; and price competition is rampant. The question on the minds of many business executives is simple: How can I increase profits and grow when all my customers … Continue reading

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