Why does the make-up of the companies in the Dow Jones industrial average change so frequently?

Too many companies cling to a calcified long-term strategy completely confident that things will improve with just a little more time for the strategy to unfold.

How did these once great companies fail to adapt?

Sears, GE, Raytheon, ExxonMobil, Pfizer

What about those who weren’t as big, but also failed to change?

Kodak, Blockbuster, Blackberry, ToysRUs, AOL, Netscape, Seagate

YOUR STRATEGIC HORIZON IS LIKELY FAR TOO LONG

Sentient Strategy® can move you strategically in 12-18 months because it focuses you on things that matter and that you have some control over.

WHAT IS IT?

  • A proven method to focus your company and team on what matters most

  • An easily understood concept that puts strategic thinking into practical terms

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

  • Basic level pre-work by the executive team speeds the process allowing a quick start

  • Your leadership team can reorient priorities and accountabilities in two sessions of 1/2 day

  • A formulation process is put in place by the executive team within a week of our sessions

  • Implementation is checked and evaluated quarterly

HOW CAN STRATEGY BE DONE SO QUICKLY?

  • Strategy has been taught in the U.S. based on a methodology that dates to the 1950s

  • By focusing on priority factors, the company will regularly reinforce actionable tasks

  • Eliminating the SWOT mindset allows the team to coalesce in the controllable priorities

  • With clear boundaries defined, the team reduces wasted time and effort

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES?

  • Your team will better appreciate and incorporate some of the most critical of issues facing your company:

WHAT RESULT SHOULD YOU EXPECT?

  • Within one year you will arrive at a destination you’ve struggled to reach up to now

  • Your trajectory changes, and you have confidence in your team’s implementation of the plan

Contact Gene to learn more about how Sentient Strategy® can help you