Strategy

May 19, 2021

The Most Effective Strategy for Business Growth

Make It Easy! What is the top priority of your business? Generate revenue by making sales? Make the world a better place? Provide a livelihood
May 12, 2021

80/20 Your Life and Watch What Happens

The Solution to Having Too Much to Do and Not Enough Time to Do It The Pareto Principle, or the 80/20 rule, states that for
May 6, 2021

Create results 10 times, or even 100 times, faster…

Create results 10 times, or even 100 times, faster… with a “Who” that can free up thousands of your hours. When you ask “Who?” you
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
Long Term

BHAG — Why The Most Successful Companies Set Ambitious, Long-Term Goals & Why Yours Should Too

“Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in 10 years.” — Bill Gates It might seem
November 25, 2019

Intelligent Work Can Help CEOs Close the Strategy Execution Gap (White Paper Summary)

Cindy Praeger  A fairly significant body of research now clearly shows that the reason why a number of mid-to-large companies face is not because their
November 4, 2019

How a Strategy Council Guides Strategic Thinking and Execution Planning

Somewhere along the line we all got enamoured with the term strategic planning. But, according to Verne Harnish it’s better to think of strategic planning
November 4, 2019

Things To Know – The Resilience of Costco

The Resilience of Costco (thank you to Tim Ferriss & Verne Harnish) — Tim Ferriss highlighted this “article” on Costco. Notes Ferriss, in his 5-Bullet
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

Revenue/Employee – do you track this? Or even better Profit/Employee

Each year Fortune magazine releases its Fortune 500 list of US companies.  This year Walmart, Exxon Mobile, Apple, Berkshire Hathaway, and Amazon made the top
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

Why A One Page Vision Summary Is Critical For Your Business Growth And How To Create Your Own

There is an object in the Pirates Of The Caribbean movies that aptly sums up what we’re going to talk about in this article —
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
March 5, 2019

Why are Core Values and Corporate Culture so Important?

Will the scathing report from the Royal Commission into misconduct in the Australian banking industry be the wake-up call for corporate Australia to focus on
February 28, 2019

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

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
February 8, 2019

What is the No. 1 job of your company?

What is the No. 1 job of your company? Generate revenue by making sales? Make the world a better place? Provide a livelihood for you
December 12, 2018

The Key Question for Managers to Ask Every Day that will lead a great employee culture

John Ratliff is the Managing Director of Gazelles Coaches. He recently shared with our coaching community the one key question that he believes Managers should
December 6, 2018
Break Through

How to Break Through the Inevitable Barriers to Growth that you will encounter Scaling Up your company

This white paper, the first in a two-part series, turns the spotlight on the peaks, valleys and plateaus you will inevitably face as your business
November 24, 2018

Book Review – Multipliers

Multipliers By Liz Wiseman   A Wall Street Journal bestseller that explores why some leaders drain capability and intelligence while others amplify it to produce better
July 30, 2018

Scaling Up Growth Workshop

Are you a CEO or business leader who is frustrated with your business growth rate, and you know there is a better way to scale?
June 29, 2018

Book Review: The Inside Advantage

The Inside Advantage: The Strategy That Unlocks The Hidden Growth in Your Business By Robert H. Bloom   Reviewed by: Jonathan Herps Category: Strategy Rating:
June 14, 2018

Would You Fire Someone to Protect Your Core Values?

The sign of a great company is one that religiously defends their core values. Core values are the anchor that keeps your business grounded. The
April 18, 2018

Book Review – Good to Great: Why some companies make the leap and others don’t.

Good to Great: Why some companies make the leap and others don’t. Author: Jim Collins Category: Strategy Rating: 5 Stars Who should read this book:
March 28, 2018

Business Can Learn About the Importance of Core Values From the Aussie Cricket Team

Whether you are a Cricket Captain or Business Leader – living by your core values creates a winning culture. The underlying factor in the Australian
February 16, 2018

Book Review – Scaling Up: Mastering the Rockefeller Habits 2.0

  Scaling Up: Mastering the Rockefeller Habits 2.0 How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t Author: Verne Harnish Rating: 5 stars Who should
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