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Dear Strategy

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Are you a product manager or business leader who has questions about how to develop and implement successful product and business strategies? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! Dear Strategy is an award-winning blog and podcast dedicated to providing education and advice on the subjects of product strategy, business strategy, and business leadership. Brought to you by the experts at Strategy Generation Company, each episode features real-life questions and stories that are analyzed, explained, and turned into practical, real-world advice that you can take back and use directly on the job! Be sure to visit us at dearstrategy.net for more great content, including our free educational blog featuring over 130 highly informative articles!

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Westport, CT

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Are you a product manager or business leader who has questions about how to develop and implement successful product and business strategies? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! Dear Strategy is an award-winning blog and podcast dedicated to providing education and advice on the subjects of product strategy, business strategy, and business leadership. Brought to you by the experts at Strategy Generation Company, each episode features real-life questions and stories that are analyzed, explained, and turned into practical, real-world advice that you can take back and use directly on the job! Be sure to visit us at dearstrategy.net for more great content, including our free educational blog featuring over 130 highly informative articles!

Language:

English


Episodes
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Dear Strategy 145: Understanding Product Interdependencies

6/7/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, Bob talks about the importance of understanding how your product interconnects with and depends upon other products that may be outside of your control, and why this all needs to be accounted for within the context of your product and portfolio strategies. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:15:57

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Dear Strategy 144: Why Tipping Culture Isn’t a Good Strategy for Businesses

5/24/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, Bob takes on the controversial topic of our ever-expanding tipping culture and talks about why it might not be the best strategy for businesses to embrace. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:13:44

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Dear Strategy 143: Never Treat Your Customers Like They’re a Burden

5/10/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, Bob expands upon his 2nd golden rule of small business success, which is to never make your customers feel like they’re a burden. Tune in to discover why and when businesses are likely to fall into this trap, and how to ensure that it never happens again! If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:21:00

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Dear Strategy 142: Practicing Diligent Follow-up

4/26/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, Bob expands upon his 2 golden rules of small business success, starting with Rule #1. Tune in to hear tips on when, how, and why diligent follow-up should be practiced within your business. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:18:23

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Dear Strategy 141: The Two Golden Rules for Small Business Success

4/12/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, Bob gives us his two golden rules for small business success: 1) Practicing diligent follow-up, and 2) Never treat your customers like they are a burden. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:14:05

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Dear Strategy 140: All Bets Are NOT Off

3/29/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, Bob responds to the idea that “all bets are off” when you begin executing your strategy. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:13:46

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Dear Strategy 139: Exploring the Definition of Customer Value

3/8/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we discuss the definition of “value” in relation to developing strategic value propositions and implementing value-based pricing. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:11:32

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Dear Strategy 138: Organizing VOC Methodologies

2/23/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about the different methods that can be used for gathering the Voice of the Customer (VOC) and provide a structure for organizing those methods to optimize your customer insights. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:15:40

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Dear Strategy 137: What’s With This AI Trend?

2/9/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about how so many companies are embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and whether it’s really such a good strategy to have your system run your company! If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:13:50

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Dear Strategy 136: A New Year and a New Venture

1/19/2024
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about how so many college graduates are ill-prepared by their educational institutions to enter the workforce – and how colleges should be paying more attention to this before somebody else does! If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:13:46

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Dear Strategy 135: Business vs. Military Strategy

6/26/2023
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about some of the natural parallels between military strategy and business strategy and explore whether that analogy still works within a more modern business landscape. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:16:07

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Dear Strategy 134: The Strategy of Politics (From a Neutral Point of View)

6/8/2023
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about how political strategy correlates with product and business strategy, and why that can create a dangerous environment under the wrong circumstances. But don’t worry – despite the topic, no sides were taken during the recording of this podcast! If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:19:18

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Dear Strategy 133: How Strategic Planning Really Works

5/15/2023
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about our new strategy framework, the latest direction for our podcast, and how strategic planning really works – especially in the face of unexpected events. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:16:44

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Dear Strategy 132: How to Approach Customer Segmentation

4/15/2022
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about the process of customer segmentation – discussing how it is defined, what it is used for, and how you can perform segmentation for your own strategic planning process. Visit our Blog to read the full post that goes along with this episode. Subscribe to Our Mailing List to stay up to date on all the latest episodes. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:16:52

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Dear Strategy 131: How Ego Eats Strategy For Breakfast

3/15/2022
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about the concept of “strategic arrogance” – describing what it is, why it can be so dangerous, and how you can keep it out of your own strategic process. Visit our Blog to read the full post that goes along with this episode. Subscribe to Our Mailing List to stay up to date on all the latest episodes. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:17:57

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Dear Strategy 130: How To Differentiate Between a Product Strategy and a Go-To-Market Plan

10/1/2021
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about the difference between a product strategy and a go-to-market plan, and why it’s important to have both of these key planning tools working together in harmony. Key Takeaways: Visit Our Blog to read the full post that goes along with this episode. Subscribe to Our Mailing List to stay up to date on all the latest episodes. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:23:56

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Dear Strategy 129: How To Align Your Product Strategy to Your Corporate Messaging

9/1/2021
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about how you can align your product strategy to your corporate strategy, and why it’s so important to alert your company’s leaders when that alignment doesn’t quite exist. Key Takeaways: Visit Our Blog to read the full post that goes along with this episode. Subscribe to Our Mailing List to stay up to date on all the latest episodes. If you’re interested in strategy training or coaching for your business, please visit us at Strategy Generation Company.

Duration:00:29:56

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Dear Strategy 128: The Key to Strategic Success

3/15/2021
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we answer the following question… Dear Strategy: “What is the single most important common element that you see in successful strategy executions?” *** We also share a very special announcement, related to this question, about the future strategy of our show! *** Visit our Blog to read the full post that goes along with this episode. Subscribe to Our Mailing List to stay up to date on all the latest episodes. If you’re interested in having Strategy Generation Company deliver a strategy workshop for your business, please visit us at https://strategygeneration.com

Duration:00:19:21

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Dear Strategy 127: The True Value Proposition of College

12/23/2020
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we talk about the true value proposition of college. Given the outrageous prices, coupled with the fact that many students aren’t coming out of college with all the tools they need to be successful in their chosen fields of study, it’s hard to see how there is any real value proposition left here at all. And, yet, people keep paying. So what’s really going on here? We’ll talk it all through, from a strategic standpoint of course! Visit our Blog to read the full post that goes along with this episode. Subscribe to Our Mailing List to stay up to date on all the latest episodes. If you’re interested in having Strategy Generation Company deliver a strategy workshop for your business, please visit us at https://strategygeneration.com

Duration:00:14:34

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Dear Strategy 126: Testing Your Strategy

12/9/2020
On this episode of Dear Strategy, we answer the following question… Dear Strategy: “Is there a way to test your strategy prior to implementation?” Visit our Blog to read the full post that goes along with this episode. Subscribe to Our Mailing List to stay up to date on all the latest episodes. If you’re interested in having Strategy Generation Company deliver a strategy workshop for your business, please visit us at https://strategygeneration.com

Duration:00:11:56