Play Bigger

How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets

Ranked #64 in Consumer Behavior, Ranked #95 in Business Planning

The founders of a respected Silicon Valley advisory firm study legendary category-creating companies and reveal a groundbreaking discipline called category design.

Winning today isn’t about beating the competition at the old game. It’s about inventing a whole new game—defining a new market category, developing it, and dominating it over time. You can’t build a legendary company without building a legendary category. If you think that having the best product is all it takes to win, you’re going to lose.

In this farsighted, pioneering guide, the founders of Silicon...

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Christopher Lochhead Question: What five books would you recommend to young people interested in your career path & why? Answer: I know this is sounds self-serving but I’d recommended both of my books, the soon to be released, “Niche Down: How to Become Legendary by Being Different” and Harper Collins’ “instant classic,” “Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets” In addition: The Effective Executive, by Peter Drucker The E-Myth, by Michael Gerber Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott Back from the Dead, by Bill Walton The 22 Immutable... (Source)

Glen Allsopp As we're ending 2019, a shoutout to the best book I read this year: Play Bigger by @lochhead, @kmaney and co. Bought the Kindle version after the audiobook it's that good. Speaking of audio, cool to get a mention on the @authorityhacker podcast today: (Source)

Mikhail Dubov A few books had affected how I run the company [...] Play Bigger. (Source)

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