Fred Smith’s vision and focus helped drive FedEx to become one of the most successful companies in the world.Read More
Strategic Discipline Blog
Many consider Good to Great by Jim Collins the seminal book for creating a great business.Read More
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Creating your BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) as Jim Collins describes and shares, is an iterative process. It rarely is achieved in a few meetings, or without completing several very important milestones for your business. Included in these are these three elements of your Hedgehog Concept: Core Purpose, Profit Per X and Brand Promise.Read More
My plan for this blog originally was the irony of freedom. The past three days working with an enthusiastic and dedicated group of leaders from a new customer who started with me in February for a private two day Rockefeller Habits Workshop. They’d previously attended the Four Decision Workshop in November.
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.