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Strategic Discipline Blog
Topics: employee performance, measurement, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, Execution, Profit
Saturday, my son Noah, performed a solo and in a quintet at Solo and Ensemble, at Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Watching him perform reminded me of the irony of freedom. It also reminded me of a quote I’ve used several times in my blog, that the will to win isn’t as important as the will to prepare to win.
Topics: Discipline, Culture of Discipline, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, commitment, preparation
How important do you value discipline in your organization? How much thought if any do you give to it?
Topics: Discipline, Good to Great, Great by Choice, Discipline Plan, Culture of Discipline, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, Scaling Up Verne Harnish
Last blog in Key Performance Indicators we presented the value of speaking to customers and employees routinely and why these measurements can be so powerful to your business.
Topics: Customer Feedback, Employee Feedback, Business Growth, key performance indicators, Customer Advocacy, Rockefeller Habits Checklist
How do you build a business model from Good to Great? The answer while not popular is fundamental. We dislike, resist and simply refuse to want more of it in our life: DISCIPLINE
Topics: Discipline, Good to Great, Discipline Plan, Rockefeller Habits Checklist
Question: Why do most businesses fail?
Topics: Strategic Discipline, Decision-Making, One Thing, Annual Plan, Four Decisions, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, leadership commitment, Execution
What’s the problem with discipline? Repeatedly in this blog and in the works of Jim Collins in Good to Great, Great by Choice, How the Mighty Fal, Patrick Lencioni’s The Advantage, The Four Disciplines of Execution, and many other best practice and top thought leadership books we hear the principles of discipline continuously cited as critical to reaching success.
Topics: Discipline, Great by Choice, Businesss Disciplines, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, Alan Rudy
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:
Topics: Discipline, Great by Choice, Discipline Plan, best practices of growth companies, Best Business Practices, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, Steve Jobs
Topics: 4-3-2-1 formula for business growth, Annual Plan, Four Decisions, best practices of growth companies, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, rockefeller habits 4-3-2-1 growth formula
If you believe that achieving success is about being in the right place and perhaps being born with a silver spoon in your mouth, then consider the story of Alan Rudy.
Topics: Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, Four Decisions, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, Execution, Alan Rudy