“People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures.”Read More
Strategic Discipline Blog
“I just need more discipline.”Read More
The most rewarding part of being a business coach is watching the business and people you coach grow and succeed. If you’re in business, I’m sure you share this feeling.Read More
Search on Google for Pearson’s Law and you’ll discover the first article is one I wrote on this principle entitled simply Pearson’s Law. I’m proud the attention I’ve given and received on Pearson’s Law has received this amount of consideration.Read More
Three weeks ago I was invited to facilitate a new customer’s Annual Planning. They’d been a long follower of the Rockefeller Habits implementing the principles on their own for nearly ten years. They felt they might be at a crossroads, anticipating they could breakthrough and achieve greater success with the help of a Gazelles Coach. It was an honor to facilitate their meeting and help provide some additional insight into the nuances of Verne Harnish’s principles and the book Scaling Up.Read More
What if your business had set an annual priority and failed to achieve it?Read More
Saturday, my son Noah, performed a solo and in a quintet at Solo and Ensemble, at Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Watching him perform reminded me of the irony of freedom. It also reminded me of a quote I’ve used several times in my blog, that the will to win isn’t as important as the will to prepare to win.
Execution is about turning your hard-earned revenue (top line income that remember comes from Strategy) into bottom line net profit. Companies that are strong on top line performance and yet struggle to make a reasonable or attractive bottom line profit typically have challenges with Execution – that is being both efficient and effective operationally. In this blog we will cover the principles and habits that John D. Rockefeller used to build an operationally excellent company and which Verne Harnish (Scaling Up and Mastering the Rockefeller Habits) has adapted for mid-market growth companies.
How important do you value discipline in your organization? How much thought if any do you give to it?