- Daniel Amos,
Chief Learning Officer, CEO, AFLAC
Outthink the Competition (John Wiley, 2012) "Outthinkers" are entrepreneurs and corporate managers with a new playbook. They see opportunities others ignore, challenge dogma others accept as truth, rally resources others cannot influence, and unleash new strategies that disrupt their markets. Outthink the Competition proves that business competition is undergoing a fundamental paradigm shift and that during such revolutions, outthinkers beat traditionalists. Outthink the Competition presents stories of breakthrough companies like Apple, Google, RIM, and Rosetta Stone whose stunning performances defy traditional explanation and will inspire readers to outthink the competition. Core concepts in the book include:
It's time to buck tradition in order to stay ahead. Outthink the competition and uncover opportunities hiding in plain sight.
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The Outthinker Process is a strategic and innovative thinking program based on Kaihan’s book “Outthink the Competition.” It is being adopted a growing number of fast-growth entrepreneurial companies and leading firms including Microsoft, J&J, Chubb, and L’Oreal to generate disruptive business strategies. It trains you in a set of tools for seeing and seizing innovative strategic options your competitors overlook.
“Using the [Outthinker] process created an entirely different way of solving business problems. It was as though someone suddenly opened the floodgate; there was a whole new flow of ideas and energy.”
- Fortune 500 Country General Manager
“We have been using Kaihan’s concepts for years now to grow our company and they just work.”
- CEO of venture-backed global technology company
“The nature of global business competition has been undergoing a radical change and new ways of thinking and acting are required to become and stay effective in this newly defined environment. Leaders and companies have to find new ways of dealing with risk in order to survive or they will fall behind. In Outthink the CompetitionKaihan Krippendorff outlines the specific changes underway and provides practical tools to help you adopt a new mind-set to link your strategy to key financial indicators for better results. If you do not yet understand the strategic value of being good or how to wield the emerging power of coordination, read this book.”
- Robert Cancalosi, Chief Learning Officer, GE Healthcare
“In Óutthink the Competition Kaihan Krippendorff underscores the strategic power of being able to see, intelligently select, and pursue new options that your competition overlooks. This ability is the starting spark of all great growth stories and it is a critical skill for leaders to master. If you want continue out-innovating the competition, take a closer look at the systematic process outlined in this book.”
- Daniel Amos, CEO, AFLAC
“We are competing in a fast-paced, interconnected world. While our book shelves are now filled with advice on how to manage organizations, inspire employees, and connect with consumers in this new era, no one has talked convincingly about how to manage the competition … until now. Outthink the Competition shows how to adjust your strategy to the new realities of business in order to out-play, out- wit and out –last your competitors .”
- Salomon Sredni, CEO TradeStation Group
“Having a great product and team is no longer enough. Leaders need to be able to understand, anticipate, and creatively manage the competition and world markets. Kaihan helps create a template to Outthink the Competition and this playbook is in a form that business leaders can apply today.”
- Michael Minogue, Chairman, President, and CEO Abiomed Inc.
“We have been using Kaihan Krippendorff’s concepts for years now to grow our company and they just work. Outthink the Competition packs his principles into an easy-to-apply framework that will have your competition guessing at every turn. Read this before your competitors do.”
- Roy Hessel, CEO and founder of EyeBuyDirect
“Companies rightfully spend an enormous amount of time and effort seeking to better understand our customers. But we often overlook a player with an equally important seat at the table: the competition. In Outthink the Competition Kaihan Krippendorff helps adjust for this imbalance. He provides practical methods to systematically analyze and intelligently manage the competition. This does not mean copying or even responding to the competition. In means precisely the opposite.”
- Marc Speichert, Chief Marketing Officer, L'Oreal USA
Outthink the Competition packages a vast swath of fundamental strategic principles into a practical framework for the modern-day business leader. It shows that insights of Sun Tzu and other historical strategic minds of lineage are even more relevant competing today.”
- Mark McNeilly, Author of Sun Tzu and the Art of Business
“Instant information, immediate price comparison, and an expanding breadth of customer choice are thrusting business leaders into a new era of competition. Kaihan Krippendorff’s fresh message opens minds and motivates strategic change in an era that demands change. If you want to “Outthink the Competition” read this book.
- Robert Bloom, US CEO Publicis Worldwide, Retired; Author, The New Experts and The Inside Advantage
“The rules of business have changed dramatically. How you win tomorrow will be radically different from the past and few have their pulse on the emerging era of business competition as firmly as strategist Kaihan Krippendorff. Read this book or be left behind.”
- Josh Linkner, NY Times Bestselling Author of Disciplined Dreaming; CEO, Detroit Venture Partners; Chairman and Founder, ePrize
“Without a truly compelling and simple strategy that is able to thwart the competition, the next 3-5 years of execution is going to be a waste of time – or at least not as much fun! Kaihan provides an approach that will get the job done.”
- Verne Harnish, CEO Gazelles, Author of Mastering the Rockefeller Habits