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Last blog Why Meeting Rhythms are a Critical Strategic Discipline we captured why weekly meetings are so important, providing a little tease on why, what, and how to conduct this centerpiece of aligning discipline that stirs growth in your business.
I’m on vacation this week and decided to repost two blogs that I feel have a message that needs to be repeated. The following blog is from February 6th, 2014. People as noted in Jim Collins Good to Great are the #1 factor in business success. Making sure you are hiring the right people is critical to ensuring your business success. Rockefeller Habits best practices demand creating Core Values. How do you use those Core Values? If you’re not using them to develop questions to determine if you have the right candidates to fit your culture, you should consider developing them. Here’s an example from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh on how to use Core Values as they do to discover whether potential employees are a good fit in their culture.
Givers fall into two groups, selfless and otherish behavior.
In our Rockefeller Habits recommend weekly meetings agenda there is a specific time focused on accountabilities. We discussed previously the value of peer pressure in these meetings in Accountability - Three Reasons Group Meetings Produce Better. Check it out to discover the three reasons group meetings do better at accountability.
If doing something once a day is good for business, does doing it twice double the impact?
When Andy Grove, CEO of Intel, discovered in 1994 that he may have a tumor the size of a cube of sugar growing in his prostate gland he didn’t take the immediate step his doctor suggested. Visit his urologist.
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: