Strategic Discipline Blog
Have you considered whether or not your business needs a business coach? Do you have the right structure for Annual and Quarterly Planning? What elements of Strategy or Execution can your business do better to achieve increased results?
The third barrier to business growth is:
What makes people hate their jobs? What makes them non-productive, complaint-happy zombies?
If you don’t believe cash is king take a look at some of the companies who have the largest cash reserves. Topping the list is Cisco with almost $40 billion in cash. Microsoft has nearly $37 billion, Pfizer $27 Billion, and Apple stands at $25.6 Billion.
In these blogs we emphasize the importance of Four Decisions and Three Disciplines, the later a Positioning Systems foundation principle for Strategic Discipline.
Life can be ironic. Positioning Systems fundamental coaching principles surround the ideals of discipline. The reason Positioning Systems focuses on Strategic Discipline for meetings, metrics, and priorities is due to my personal beliefs in the foundational teachings from Mastering the Rockefeller Habits and Jim Collins in Good to Great. They remain to me the most important element in achieving business growth and success.
If you’re not a fan of college football, and you’re a business owner there’s one thing you should pay close attention to for growing your business. It’s Jim Collins principal for Good To Great, First Who, Then What. If you look at the college football rankings this week you’ll see a list of teams (Alabama, USC, LSU, Oregon, Oklahoma, Florida State, Georgia and Arkansas) that are perennially on the top ranked college football teams. Why?
Many business and leadership skills are counter intuitive. Take the idea of less is more. Most of us believe if we tackle more we get more done, when precisely the opposite is true.