Monthly Archives: November 2010

Disney’s Strategic Shift – NY Times Article

Disney Junior to Focus on Social Values

This article emphasizes what all leaders should consistently be thinking about — why to differentiate and how to leverage it in your strategy. We stress the importance of working hard to determine a Strategic Competitive Advantage through differentiation. In our facilitation sessions with leadership teams, we like to dig deep on three important questions …

1.) Do you have an internal strength that would be hard to replicate by the competition?

2.) How do you know?

3.) If so, how long can you hold it? If not, how do you put one in place??

How can asking these questions of your organization, your business unit, your function, or your department help you make different strategic choices?

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/05/business/media/05disney.html?_r=2&ref=business