Two Big Problems with Copying Your “Competition”

Are you copying your competition?

In the book, “Create Distinction,” I examine the aspect of “copycat competition” extensively — however, here’s just a thought for today:

If your approach — organizationally or individually — is based on imitating the competition, then you’ve got two big problems:

  1. If you successfully imitate them, the best you can hope for is second place in the market.
  2. You will be bound by their success and level of innovation, because you aren’t focusing on creating your own.

BE DISTINCT!

> Read more from Scott.


Learn more about understanding your unique identity from Auxano.

Download PDF

Tags: , ,

| What is MyVisionRoom? > | Back to Execution >

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Scott McKain

Scott McKain

Scott McKain is an internationally known authority who helps organizations create distinction in every phase of business and teaches the “Ultimate Customer Experience.” His keynote presentations benefit from three decades of experience, combined with his innate talent for articulating successful ideas. McKain has spoken before and consulted for the world’s most influential corporations. Scott McKain creates captivating presentations and bestselling books which clearly reveal how to create more compelling connections between you and your customers and how to stand out and move up, regardless of the economic climate in your industry.

See more articles by >

COMMENTS

What say you? Leave a comment!

Recent Comments
comment_post_ID); ?> Fascinating. I had never read the Bible but hoped to someday. Now thanks to Audible, Libby, the KVG app, etcetera it is at last coming alive for me. Asking Siri how many chapters are in Genesis brought me here. 50 chapters. Ha! Just five more chapters and I’d have had my answer. No more skipping ahead.
 
— Anthony X Safina Jr.
 
comment_post_ID); ?> wow, this is great! more grace...
 
— Kelvin
 
comment_post_ID); ?> Very good encouraging message.thank you .praise to the Lord Jesus Christ
 
— Prashanthpaul
 

Clarity Process

Three effective ways to start moving toward clarity right now.