Strategy is creating fit among a company’s activities. The success of a strategy depends on doing many things well and integrating among them. If there is no fit among activities, there is no distinctive strategy and little sustainability. Management reverts to the simpler task of overseeing independent functions, and improving operational effectiveness, a race to the bottom.
Time is my precious resource - I have a limited number of hours in my life, and once I’ve used them, I never get them back. However, I can preserve my time by outsourcing activities that don’t have high enough return on investment. This post reminds me to outsource by enumerating my position on outsourcing, and the things I have outsourced.
I’m trying to learn strategies, so I’m going to enumerate strategies I’ve observed:
I learn the needs of the business, and focus the team on delivering in a sustainable manner. At the same time, I help the team members grow, develop our culture, and build valuable tech.
Books allow great thoughts to enter our mind and mold us into who we want to become. These are the books that are molding me.