It's a devastating insight. The key to global business success is to simplify a company's offering. To make it easier, more useful, more appealing. Koch and Lockwood make a compelling case, in this must-have book.
A remarkable job - not only in explaining the principle, but in walking the talk: the book is simple too. Great stories, great ideas, and lots of practical advice for managers and entrepreneurs
Koch practises what he preaches. He simplifies the essence of Bruce Henderson and Michael Porter for a much wider audience.
I've read countless business books and attended dozens of business conferences and mastermind groups. But nothing has been as powerful for shaping the vision for my business as Simplify. All ambiguity has disappeared since I learned the Simplify model! True to its name, it's a very simple model for identifying a clear path for growth, providing a frame in which all other business knowledge and decisions can snap into place
There are few books and even fewer concepts that can truly revolutionize a business, a product and an industry. Richard Koch's Simplify is a book that will forever change the landscape of business. It is strategy on steroids, with a twist. Now, with this book as your guide, you too can achieve extraordinary results and positioning in the market place you serve. Don't just read this book; study it, then master it!
Whether fast food, furniture or Ford, only Richard Koch could take timeless ideas from history's greatest companies and simplify them so well that any entrepreneur, young or old, could grasp them easily. One can only wonder how many great new companies like Slack, Stripe, and Square are proving themselves ahead of their time by tapping into these grand ideas on proposition simplification
If you are in any doubt about the value of simplifying your business, read this book. Every time I dip into it, I realise there is more that I can and must do. This book provides you with the tools and inspiration to simplify your business and enjoy success more quickly
This book opened my eyes to the powerful idea of simplicity. My small business has doubled over the last year by applying the principles it teaches. Richard's genius is observing the principle, distilling it down to its simplest components, and communicating it simply
When the godfather of 80/20 speaks, we should all pause to listen. In Simplify, Richard Koch reveals the formula followed by history's most successful businesses to transform industries and sell billions. What industry will you revolutionize?