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Strategic Discipline Blog
This week I reintroduce the concept of SMaC to one of my customers in our Trimester Planning meeting. SMaC stands for Simple, Methodical and Consistent, as presented in Great by Choice by Jim Collins. I was struck by the irony SMaC reveals about successful companies. Most everyone acknowledges how difficult it is to accomplish change. Yet in Great by Choice their research discovered that poor performing companies change frequently, while great companies change less often. At a scale of 4 to 1.
How can you describe Fanatic Discipline? It might be through the example Jim Collins provides in Good to Great and I offered in one of my newsletters Rinse Cottage Cheese – Advance or Retreat on Discipline.