Quotes about Strategy

"The strategy of my coach and me was that we looked at pictures of all the best pole vaulters from around the world, and we took the best parts from them, and we created a person that had never existed. We then started to work toward being such a person."

Serhiy Nazarovych Bubka (born 4 December 1963) is a retired Ukrainian pole vaulter. Repeatedly voted the world's best athlete, he represented the Soviet Union until its collapse in 1991.


"A man with money is no match against a man on a mission."

Doyle F. Brunson (born August 10, 1933) is an American professional poker player who has played professionally for over 50 years, and the author of several books on poker.


"The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision."

Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) as an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.


"The underlying principles of strategy are enduring, regardless of technology or the pace of change."

Michael Eugene Porter (born 1947) is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School. He is a leading authority on company strategy and the competitiveness of nations and regions. Michael Porter’s work is recognized in many governments, corporations and academic circles globally.


"People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision."

John C. Maxwell (born 1947) is an evangelical Christian author, speaker, and pastor who has written more than 50 books, primarily focusing on leadership.


"Wal-Mart's success strategies and tactics are easy to understand yet hard to duplicate."

Michael Bergdahl (-) is is a professional international business speaker, author and turnaround specialist.


"The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior."

Bruce D. Henderson (1915–1992) was the founder of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Henderson founded BCG in 1963 in Boston.


"He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man."

General Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. (born August 22, 1934) also known as "Stormin' Norman" and "The Bear", is a retired United States Army General who, while he served as Commander of U.S. Central Command, was commander of the Coalition Forces in the Gulf War of 1991.


"The best CEOs I know are teachers, and at the core of what they teach is strategy."

Michael Eugene Porter (born 1947) is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School. He is a leading authority on company strategy and the competitiveness of nations and regions.Michael Porter’s work is recognized in many governments, corporations and academic circles globally.