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In The Hedgehog Concept we discussed the intersection of three circles that provide your One Thing Focus for the strategy of your business. Where do you find or discover the elements that comprise the three circles? If you’ve completed portions of your One Page Strategic Plan you’ll have made progress toward understanding what these are.
Maximum growth and high ideals are not incompatible. They’re inseparable.
Do you display your company’s Core Values in your business? Where? Does everyone in your company to see them on a regular basis each day? Do you have a War Room, or a public place where elements of your business like this, Strategy Statement, Core Purpose/Mission, Brand Promise are prominently on display?
As a business coach I’ve discovered there are two opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to why a business doesn’t create a set of ideals, or as Jim Stengel calls it the Brand Ideal.
In our last blog Grow Author Jim Stengel “Great Leadership Follow Common Practices” we discussed the five leadership practices great leaders follow and learned: Maximum growth and high ideals are not incompatible. They’re inseparable.
In Creating the Discipline of The Advantage Patrick Lencioni indicated the single greatest advantage any company can achieve is organizational health. He provides Four Disciplines that companies need to achieve organizational health.