7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy

7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy

What are the secrets to making a company enduringly valuable? 7 Powers breaks fresh ground by constructing a comprehensive strategy toolset that is easy for you to learn, communicate and quickly apply. Drawing on his decades of experience as a business strategy advisor, active equity investor and Stanford University teacher, Hamilton Helmer develops from first principles a What are the secrets to making a company enduringly valuable? 7 Powers breaks fresh ground by constructing a c...

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Title:7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy
Author:Hamilton Wright Helmer
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Genres:Business
ISBN:0998116319
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:210 pages pages

7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy Reviews

  • hans
    Mar 29, 2019
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  • John
    Jan 20, 2019
    I liked the book as a great short hand to think through what creates sustained, differentiated profits and at what point in the product life cycle each type of barrier or benefit is usually created. It's given me a few shorthand "rules of thumb" on questionable tactics based on eit...
  • Nate
    Dec 11, 2017
    What unbearable garbage. The author may have good ideas, but I couldn't hang in there long enough to really find out. The writing itself is really terrible; it reads like it was written by a sociology student dropout. Ug. ...
  • Web Barr
    Nov 15, 2018
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    Jan 07, 2019
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    May 17, 2018
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    Jun 17, 2017
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  • Rich Kearney
    Nov 22, 2017
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  • Tim Trefren
    Jan 06, 2019
    Really, really interesting. Provides a framework for thinking about strategy that is simple enough to be memorable, but powerful enough to be useful. I appreciated the case studies on Netflix and Intel. Strongly recommend to anyone involved in business strategy. ...
  • Song-my
    Apr 26, 2018
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    Mar 18, 2019
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    Mar 28, 2019
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  • Chloe
    Mar 06, 2019
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    Apr 22, 2019
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  • Joshua Auerbach
    Dec 20, 2017
    This book is a good starting point to think about business strategy, but has a few flaws and over-generalizations. My biggest personal annoyance that pervades the book is a conflicting view on markets that is never reconciled. In one chapter Helmer proclaims that passive etfs are s...
  • Barry
    Sep 27, 2018
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    Jan 08, 2019
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    May 13, 2019
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    Dec 11, 2018
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    Aug 14, 2018
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  • Yang Yu
    Feb 09, 2019
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  • Yu Zhou
    Jan 02, 2018
    This book is incisive and practical. This book also reinforces a lot of business common senses. It does highlight the available destinies of companies. I think it could be useful compass to many people. ...
  • heather
    Mar 04, 2018
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  • Aditya Pradhan
    Sep 11, 2018
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  • Amit
    Jan 19, 2019
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  • Gaurav Juneja
    Dec 13, 2017
    Good framework for analysing business staretgy Very clear framework for determining the industry economics and competitive positioning of a business. Case studies are empirical evidence of the Powers in action. Specially suitable from looking at a business from the angle of an inves...
  • Michael
    Dec 19, 2017
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  • John
    Jan 11, 2018
    What does it mean to "know" business? For me, it means to have read and thoroughly understood the concepts outlined in this book. ...
  • Mike
    Dec 21, 2018
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  • Harry Pidd
    May 11, 2019
    Essential reading for startup founders looking to unseat incumbents. Prioritise 7 Powers on your reading list, it could prove invaluable! ...