Svyatoslav Biryulin's blog
Svyatoslav Biryulin's blog
A founder's dilemma
Customer needs and wants
“Those Idiots From The Headquarters”
Twisted Strategic Thinking As an Obstacle For Implementing a Strategy
Why does your company need a foresight game?
Looking into the future helps make today's decisions
Your strategy will fail
And this is not a disaster
Mission statement - a practical guide
Answer for crucial questions
Mission statement – typical mistakes
Does your mission statement do its job?
Difficult questions about business consulting
And (maybe) some answers
Looking at the past as a way to see the future
Design thinking and strategy. Part two
Customers as a source of inspiration
Strategic thinking – practical guide
This is a skill that can be learned
How many needs do you have? Sixteen
So do your customers
Brainstorm doesn’t work
When it comes to strategic workshops
Future thinking bias
Why is it so hard to think strategically?
Forecast and foresight – what’s the difference?
They have little in common
Why is it important to play games?
And why do we look ten years ahead during foresight games?
Emerging issues – how to see them?
How to see the future before it begins?
What is “digital strategy”?
Don’t miss the key point
To “prove” the future
All major strategic decisions are risky by nature
Why do digital companies often outcompete conventional ones?
Strategic thinking trap
You will change your future as soon as it comes
Creating by destroying
Create new customers’ values by eliminating redundant things
Design thinking and strategy
Why do designers often work on a C-Suite level?
Why I never use SWOT analysis
It is a too simple tool for such sophisticated tasks as strategy
Strategy is about today
Don’t let yourself be too distracted by the future
People hate to wait
And this is a business opportunity
The danger of seeking certainty
The future is creatable
Shine and poverty of quantitative data
We need imagination rather than numbers
Business success is a fluke
Why case studies don’t work
The customers don’t want to buy. They want to use
And these are two different things
Manure, foresight, and the future
A foresight game as a tool
There are only six ways to develop a company
And things called “strategies” may have nothing to do with it
I disagree with Jobs and Bezos
Customers do have a vote
We still need good old long-term thinking
“Fast-changing world” is a dangerous myth
Four strategic cognitive biases
What prevents us from being good strategists
Why are we inferior strategic thinkers?
Strategic thinking is a skill
That’s NOT a strategy!
Some people misinterpret the term
Connecting the dots
Some thoughts on strategic thinking by Svyatoslav Biryulin
Why you don't need a market analysis
A market as a Second Order Chaos by Svyatoslav Biryulin
What is Strategic thinking?
How do strategists think?
Customers’ needs and a b2b-portal
Know your customers
Did your business stop growing?
Five steps founders need to take to fix it
A "counter problem"
We don’t see the world as our customers do
Customers’ needs in the B2B-world
B2B is an incorrect abbreviation. H2H is more correct
Employees need indicators to evaluate their emloyers
Do you say "I am sure" often? Maybe you shouldn't
The Danning-Kruger effect
Quickness as a success factor
Why do people want to get a washing machine right after buying it?
What mistakes do we make while trying to think strategically?
What is "Doing Business"? Part 2
Needs and values
What is "Doing Business"?
Why do we always give a wrong answer?
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