Mini Saga #28 – Competition

Tracking your competition is important, but…


Rick was obsessed with the moves of a key competitor. He aggressively re-engineered the startup’s product to match the competitor’s offering. The competitor fought back too.

After a few years of dog fight, both companies closed down citing lack of customer traction.

Unfortunately, the customer was missing from their strategies.


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