September 29, 2021

Leadership Insights – Amazon

The first in an exclusive series on Leadership Principles “We’ve had three big ideas at Amazon that we’ve stuck with for 18 years, and they’re
June 18, 2021

The new financial year starts in 1 week … do you have a strategy in place?

How CEO + Leadership Team coaching can get you to where you want to be… If you don’t have a 2022 Strategic Plan yet we
June 7, 2021

Are you an effective leader?

Become a Level 5 Leader and catapult your organisation from good to great! Jim Collins conducted a 5-year research study into what makes a good
June 3, 2021

Can you predict what will happen in the future?

Is your windshield covered in mud? Consider what would happen if your car’s windshield is completely covered in mud and you have to drive the
February 16, 2021

Are you in or out?

Prioritising “one way door” decisions… How much focus do you put on major strategic “One-Way-Door” decisions? To scale up a company, the CEO needs to
December 1, 2020

Talk, talk, talk – and then talk some more

Talk, talk, talk – and then talk some more. Humans are not designed to think their way out of things (strategies, depression, fear, ideas); we
December 1, 2020

How Bill Gates Approaches Problem Solving: Don’t Reinvent the Wheel

While Bill Gates is known for innovative thinking, his approach to achieving major goals leans heavily on the intelligence of others. “Ever since I was
December 3, 2019

Is the Pulse of your Organization (Its Meeting Rhythms) Healthy?

How this one factor can affect your chance for success… Do you know what the No. 1 problem people face when working together? It’s communication.
November 4, 2019

Ignite Your Team

How to build team accountability through leadership … Most people, leaders included, want to operate in an environment where individuals do what they say they
November 4, 2019

What’s Your Leadership Style?

Do you know your leadership style? Just like awareness of your communication style and Myers-Briggs type, knowing your leadership style can help you understand your
November 4, 2019

KPI Examples for your Leadership Team

The key to assessing the health of your business… CEOs need easy access to a few key performance indicators to monitor how healthy the business
September 9, 2019

Can Your Business Survive The Inevitable Growth Paradox?

You can’t sustain profitable growth in a competitive market if you’re a disaster internally, and you can’t maintain a high-performance culture internally for long if
September 9, 2019

4 Key Decisions To Scale A Mid-Market Company

Recently, the Gazelles Growth Institute wanted to find out and address the biggest pain point business leaders of mid-market companies in the current market. The
September 4, 2019

The No.1 most important character trait of top-performing CEOs

Hint: it’s a bit like the tortoise and the hare… “It’s not the big that eat the small; it’s the fast that eat the slow.”—
September 4, 2019

If you’re not tracking this, you should…

Why Revenue and Profit Per Employee is an important KPI Each year, Fortune magazine releases its Fortune 500 list of US companies. This year Walmart,
May 18, 2019

Does information move through your organisation accurately and quickly?

If not, you need to establish a regular Communication rhythm! If you ask team members in most organisations how they feel about meetings, you will
April 16, 2019

Does your strategy “Kick to the Seagulls”? What can we learn from a great sports coach? (Part 1)

The key question for you: Can you and your team state your firm’s strategy simply — and is it driving sustainable growth in revenue and gross
April 16, 2019

Leadership Insights: 7 Practical Applications of Artificial Intelligence | End of Bureaucracy | Benefits of “Walk & talk” with your customers

Hi, I hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some leadership insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. cheers, Jonathan A quote
March 28, 2019

Did you know that a Core Purpose/Mission can increase returns by 400 percent!

Your Core Purpose/Mission – Why You Should Start With Asking “Why?” When you consider your company’s Core Purpose, what comes to mind? If the first
March 14, 2019

Jim Collins & Flywheel | Hilton Hotels | Verne Harnish | Atlassian | One Page Personal Plan

Hi, I hope it’s been a productive and purposeful month so far. From leadership and strategy to managing yourself and others, my Leadership Insights offer practical
February 28, 2019

Jim Collins & Tim Ferris Podcast | Patrick Lencioni – 5 Dysfunctions of a Team | How Google Managers Coach Employees

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