As an E-Myth Senior Business Coach for ten years I used the E-Myth resources and tools to help my small business customers apply the systems concept to build their business.Read More
Strategic Discipline Blog
Wouldn’t it be great to have a filter on your hiring and recruiting process that could tell you whether your candidates fit your business?
What would mean to your business if everyone in your company knew exactly what direction it’s headed toward?
The substance of Zappos Core Values provides a huge difference between motivation and inspiration. Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO indicates that once you get your vision, culture and purpose right you needn't worry about motivation.
Tony is very big on having a meaningful higher purpose. It's the reason he's writing a book Delivering Happiness due June 7th.
Eric Keiles and Mike Lieberman authors of Reality Marketing Revolution, asked thought provoking questions and let us know that the old model for marketing is broken. The good news you can change your behavior and find a way to position your company as remarkable.
In Mastering the Rockefeller Habits Verne Harnish states that to become and remain competitive your company needs three things:
A recipe for a great meal is only as good as its presentation. Clarity in your business is only as good as your ability to communicate it and then implement. So perhaps your buying into to the idea of creating a vision for your business as the recipe for growth. What's next? Gazelles One Page Strategic Plan provides clarity and action steps to not only broadcast your intentions but to provide steps to get everyone on board and contributing to the momentum of your top priorities. It's the key to not only achieving clarity in your business, it provides the next action steps. You must not only indicate where you are going, you must give your team a way to climb on board and contribute.
In Clarity Dissolves Resistance we discussed how many business owners and executives fail to understand the importance of determining a vision for their business. While small business owners [less than $1M in revenue] may be more guilty of this than mid-size business owners, it’s not hard to find this lack of vision in larger companies. The changing economy, advancing technology, competitive pressures, internal challenges all contribute to this so-called fog of war. It can dull the senses and reduce the leader’s appreciation for developing a vision. Setting priorities and communicating them to employees is critical to growth.