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
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