Scaling up your business is all about systematically reaching new heights – employing effective business growth strategies to enjoy more money with more free time and more fun (with less stress). As a Scaling Up success coach helping create cultures that work, it occurs to me that operating a business – and taking that business to higher altitudes of success – is like learning to fly an airplane. This was always a dream of mine, and everything was going well until…
When I first met an executive leadership team of a decade’s old successful family business, my first question was this: “What do you cherish about your work?” Out of the 11 leaders, almost everyone said, “our people, our culture.”
In growth firms, there’s a push to get remarkable results! However, it can be challenging to stay focused on a longer-term vision – or navigate a powerful strategy to reach those goals year after year.
Business success requires strategic implementation of “4 Decisions”: 1) People, 2) Strategy, 3) Execution, and 4) Cash.
In part 1 of my thoughts on transformational enablers, I discussed the first three enablers: CLARITY, ALIGNMENT and FOCUS.
Recently, serving in my role as a Scaling Up Business Coach, I met Paul Saunders, his wife Emily and brother Andrew who launched a successful start up over 10 years ago, a manufacturing company called eLuxury.
A recent article in the Harvard Business Review provided the results of research on the success of corporate (business) transformations.
As you do your annual planning efforts you may be asking yourself this question: How can we scale up with the staffing pressures that we feel?
Create a climate of high-performance to prevail and succeed in challenging times.
Looking at the iris as if for the first time, I noticed light blue petals opened in groups of three. with soft, white, furry stamens in the middle.