(notes on) 7 Powers: Foundations of Business by Hamilton Helmer

TLDR

My Notes

  1. Strategy Statics (7 Powers) : ‘Being There’. What makes a business so valuable for so long?

Power 1: Scale Economies.

Power 2: Network Economies

Power 3: Counter Positioning

  1. Denial
  2. Ridicule
  3. Fear
  4. Anger
  5. Capitulation

Power 4: Switching Costs

Power 5: Branding

Power 6: Cornered Resource

Power 7: Process Power

Strategy Dynamics: The Path To Power

  1. Competitive Position: an attractive new service caused sign ups, resulting in scale advantage.
  2. Industry Economics: originals and exclusives. Converted top content from variable to fixed cost, creating scale economies

Strategy Dynamics: The Power Progression

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Dad, Hub, LDN/E17 resident. Strategy @Spotify. ex Universal Music. Here I share my thoughts or things I learn, please help me understand them more. @CWStoneman

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Dad, Hub, LDN/E17 resident. Strategy @Spotify. ex Universal Music. Here I share my thoughts or things I learn, please help me understand them more. @CWStoneman

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