- @DanGrover I’d recommend 7 powers which is a good intro to strategic thinking at the company level https://t.co/1tw2VKOKrp
- 5 book recos for Eng Mgrs & Tech Leads (from a Product Mgr's perspective) 1) Peopleware for managing people & projects 2) Super Thinking for frameworks 3) What Got You Here Won't Get You There for adapting 4) Are Your Lights On? for problem solving 5) 7 Powers for strategy https://t.co/vV4P5BKjso
- Some of the points in this thread are related to Counter-positioning, my favorite of Helmer's 7 strategic powers: "A newcomer adopts a new, superior business model which the incumbent does not mimic due to anticipated damage to their existing business." https://t.co/bJTtjnzqpD
- 5/ Essential reads: Good Strategy Bad Strategy: https://t.co/Y5n93RWS2s Divinations newsletter: https://t.co/pfX2vF2WPr The Innovator's Dilemma: https://t.co/qBDiRpnr0Y 7 Powers: https://t.co/qek7elRewF Good to Great: https://t.co/3W3QWDqRrz
- @sariazout 7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy https://t.co/JtZzMf8HZX
- Strategy books, stack ranked: https://t.co/dTPnXGaxhJ
- More July 2020 book recommendations for product people: 1. Understanding Michael Porter 2. Practical Empathy 3. The Charisma Myth 4. 7 Powers 5. Getting Things Done 6. The Art of Thinking Clearly https://t.co/7A1xviJ2sj
- Must-read books on strategy: 1. Understanding Michael Porter, by Joan Magretta 2. 7 Powers, by Hamilton Hemler 3. Good Strategy / Bad Strategy, by Richard P. Rumelt (most of the ideas above have been synthesized from these three books)
- 1/ 25iQuiz: Can you name a business which typifies each of the "7 Powers" in the book of the same name? 1. Scale Economies 2. Network Economies 3. Counter-Positioning 4. Switching Costs 5. Branding 6. Cornered Resource 7. Process Power https://t.co/pdwHpWJhcb https://t.co/qxeP8iSG2M
- 1/ Books: • Escaping the Build Trap by @lissijean • The Messy Middle by @scottbelsky • Crossing the Chasm by @geoffreyamoore • Product-led Growth by @wes_bush • 7 Powers by Hamilton W. Helmer • High Out Management by Andy Grove
- @schaudenfraud just finished; agree great book
- @ganeumann Have you read 7 Powers? https://t.co/JtZzMfqiRv
- @SparksZilla The book "7 Powers"
- I’m only halfway in but I can already tell I’m gonna preach 7 Powers with the zeal of the recently converted https://t.co/pCmGbgAwD6
- @akarlyang @AliBHamed @RomeenSheth @rabois 7 Power is very good. Among the best books I've read on moats... I've been surprised to not find very many good ones.
- @sarthakgh Then read 7 Powers but otherwise just read regular books.
7 Powers details a strategy toolset that enables you to build an enduringly valuable company. It was developed by Hamilton Helmer drawing on his decades of experience as a strategy advisor, equity investor and Stanford University teacher. This is must reading for any business person and applies to all businesses, new or mature, large or small.