#2 Nathan Baschez: Understanding and Applying Business Strategy

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“If you have weak, scattered, or non-systematic observations about the market driving your decision making process, you can make some pretty bad decisions, even if you get all the strategy concepts right.” Nathan Baschez

On this episode of Outliers, I’m talking with Nathan about the importance of business strategy, what he describes as “the art of making decisions.” No, he’s not going to tell you to start studying business plans nonstop, but you’ll only get so far by launching a product that solves a problem. It’s similar to how teams prepare in football—watching replays, knowing the coaches and players, understanding the team’s strengths and weaknesses.

Nathan shares the thinkers, books and ideas that have most influenced his understanding of business strategy, as well as his favorite piece of advice (hint: it starts with making stuff).

Full show notes with selected links, quotes, and the big ideas in this episode:

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/nathan-baschez-outliers-show-notes

The full transcript can also be found here:

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/nathan-baschez-outliers-transcript

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