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Simple Business Growth Strategy Development (Part 1) – Overview

September 22, 2011

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This post is the first in a series outlining a basic DIY business strategy building system. What are you trying to do with a business strategy? Well, if you are hanging around StrategyDIY, you probably have that nagging feeling you need a strategy for your business.  You might have lost that confidence you had when […]

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3 Key Ingredients for Making a Business Strategy

September 14, 2011

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Problems in business strategy development, like failure to act due to perceived complexity or an intense focus on business plan tools or templates that don’t fit strategy building, are more obvious than the solutions. So, it seems like a good idea to consider what can make strategy development successful; or to review some things that […]

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What can Prof. Van Helsing teach us about strategy?

September 11, 2011

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  Being a frequent flier, I get all the reading time I need.  Recently I finished reading the original Dracula by Bram Stoker.  Now, honestly, I had never read this before.  A little bit of personal pressure to read some literary classics pushed me to getting this downloaded onto the Kindle.  I put at the […]

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Is it a Business Plan or a Business Strategy?

August 30, 2011

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Seriously, there’s a lot of difference . . . I was digging the internet, as I’m want to do, looking for some more StrategyDIY inspiration and found 2 great articles related to Business Plan vs. Business Strategy.  Funny enough, they are pretty much aligned on their conclusions.  And I think the conclusions provided are just […]

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How many pages does it take to make a good business strategy?

August 24, 2011

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  Is it the document that’s important? Does size/volume of the document determine the value of a business plan or business strategy? We might think the answer is “yes” based on our reviews of business plan templates available online and or if we have experience with formal business strategy systems (e.g. some types of consultants, […]

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