40 Strategy Quotes

  • Strategy is circular, it is not linear. – Fritz Shoemaker

 

  • Strategy is simple, but simple is complex. – Max McKeown

 

  • Strategy is a steps which makes you spammer or genius. – Ram Gopal Singh

 

  • A strategy delineates a territory in which a company seeks to be unique. – Michael Porter

 

  • Strategy is worthless unless you can act on it. – Nathan Shedroff

 

  • That strategy of racing for the top five and racing for the win is where everybody wants to be. – Dale Earnhardt

 

  • This strategy represents our policy for all time. Until it’s changed. – Marlin Fitzwater

 

  • Strategy means making clear-cut choices about how to compete. – Jack Welch

 

  • To pretend to ignore the enemy is the best way to seduce the enemy. – Saurav L. Chaudhari

 

  • Strategy is about shaping the future. – Max McKeown

 

  • Strategy is a pattern in a stream of decisions. – Henry Mintzberg

 

  • Strategy is choosing to perform activities differently, or to perform distinctly different activities than rivals. – Debbie Millman

 

  • Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it. – Frank Muir

 

  • Alter strategies and tactics, but never your principles. – John Kessel

 

  • A goal without a plan is just a wish. – Saint-Exupéry

 

  • The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. – Michael Porter

Strategy Quotes

  • Strategy and culture should have breakfast together. – Max McKeown

 

  • Focus on the win and you lose the battle, focus on the battle and you win. – Toni Sorenson

 

  • Our strategy in going after this army is very simple. First we are going to cut it off, and then we are going to kill it. – Colin Powell

 

  • Strategy is all very well, but it pays to give thought from time to time to the results. – Winston Churchill

 

  • Strength can be defeated with strategy. – Amit Kalantri

 

  • However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results. – Winston Churchill

 

  • The transition strategies are more important than understanding what the outcome state will be. – Sean Parker

 

  • Strategy should evolve out of the mud of the marketplace, not in the antiseptic environment of an ivory tower. – Al Ries

 

  • The entrance strategy is actually more important than the exit strategy. – Edward Lampert

 

  • You don’t need to learn the language of a snake in order to kill it with ease. – Kangoma Kindembo

 

  • By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. – Benjamin Franklin

 

  • Strategy is about stretching limited resources to fit ambitious aspirations. – C. K. Prahalad

 

  • Strategy is not the consequence of planning, but the opposite: its starting point. – Henry Mintzberg

 

  • People are least interested in your plans and strategies, they are interested in results. – Amit Kalantri

 

  • Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. – Sun Tzu

 

  • Strategy is just a winning value proposition, that is, a product or service that customers simply want more than the other options out there. – Jack Welch

 

  • Strategy and timing are the Himalayas of marketing. Everything else is the Catskills. – Al Ries

 

  • Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different. – Michael Porter

 

  • Strategy is important, but trust is the hidden variable. On paper you can have clarity around your objectives, but in a low-trust environment, your strategy won’t be executed. – Stephen Covey

 

  • Strategy will compensate the talent. The talent will never compensate the strategy. – Marco Pierre White

 

  • A bad strategy will fail no matter how good your information is and lame execution will stymie a good strategy. If you do enough things poorly, you will go out of business. – Bill Gates

 

  • No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team. – Reid Hoffman

 

  • Strategy is a commodity, execution is an art. – Peter F. Drucker

 

  • Strategy requires thought, tactics require observation. – Max Euwe