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The Execution Gap

Introductory Description

Inability to successfully execute a strategy due to imprecise positioning or insufficient guidance on product development for a target segment.

Detailed Description

The challenges faced in implementing a growth strategy when positioning and value proposition are not clearly defined, leading to misaligned efforts and inefficient use of resources. This becomes a barrier to growth that arises when an organization's positioning is not precise enough to guide its strategy in developing a product or service that effectively addresses the needs and preferences of its target customers.

One of the 3 gaps coined by David Isaac. These Gaps are: 1. The Strategy Gap, 2. The Execution Gap and 3. The Growth Gap

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Growth & Business Design

When it comes to growth, misunderstanding or misalignment can lead to detrimental outcomes, including resource waste, market misalignment, and stunted growth. By contrast, having a shared language and clear definitions can cut through ambiguity, foster collaboration, and boost the effectiveness of strategic decisions.


Embrace the power of shared language and understanding to drive more rapid, aligned, and effective execution and implementation. This is your key to outcompeting in your chosen market.


This library will further strengthen your understanding, allowing you to dive deeper into the intricacies of growth, and facilitating more nuanced conversations within your teams. 

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