Many customers ask, how do we apply Jim Collins’ work to make the leap from Good to Great?Read More
Strategic Discipline Blog
“People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures.”Read More
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How important do you value discipline in your organization? How much thought if any do you give to it?
How do you build a business model from Good to Great? The answer while not popular is fundamental. We dislike, resist and simply refuse to want more of it in our life: DISCIPLINE
Can it really be this simple?
As most of you may know a little over two years ago I was projected to be another statistic of cancer. With very slim odds (less than 10% initially) through some miraculous events my Acute Myeloid Leukemia found its way into remission. I received a bone marrow transplant from a generous donor in September of 2012. The road back hasn’t been easy. While my healing may be remarkable, in many ways this achievement may not be as difficult as what each of you face each and every day. Rather than diminish what was accomplished, this is to elevate what you and every other person on the planet faces as you work to accomplish each day.
The greatest marketer and innovator on the planet returns to his former company, Apple, and what is his first step? In Great by Choice, Jim Collins uses Apple as one of the comparison companies. His research looked at 1972-2002, and Steve Jobs didn’t return to Apple until 1997. But consider Jobs’ first move: