December 17, 2021 5:13 pm

George Morris

The Rockefeller Habits Checklist is an Execution Checklist inspired by John D. Rockefeller and created by Verne Harnish and the Scaling Up team. The checklist includes habits that enable companies to grow and scale. Each habit is centered around three key focus areas: Priorities, Information, and Rhythm. The test scores 40 attributes of a healthy business around these focus areas. It's best to have each member of your Executive Team or Board take this quiz. Once done, compare your results with the other members and work on the areas where there is a mismatch in team alignment. 

The executive team is healthy and aligned.
Everyone is aligned with the #1 thing that needs to be accomplished this quarter to move the company forward.
Communication rhythm is established and information moves through organization accurately and quickly.
Every facet of the organization has a person assigned with accountability for ensuring goals are met.
Ongoing employee input is collected to identify obstacles and opportunities.
Reporting and analysis of customer feedback data is as frequent and accurate as financial data.
Core values and purpose are alive in the organization.
Employees can articulate the following key components of the company's strategy accurately.
All employees can answer quantitatively whether they had a good day or week.
The company's plans and performance are visible to everyone.

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Scores above 35 are consider a highly functioning and aligned executive team. Scores between 25 - 34, are mostly aligned but there is still plenty of work ahead to reach a high-performance level. Scores between 15 - 24, there are a few practices that are going well but there is plenty of room for growth. Improving your weakest area will yield the best results. Scores less than 14 are low functioning teams. Sure, you are getting the work done and the company is functional. Odds are this style of working has been "getting the job done," for many years. If you want to scale to a more effective, more fulfilled and more profitable team then let's start a conversation.
Out of a possible 40 points.

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About the Author

I rapidly scale-up green and brown business that want to reverse climate change. This is no longer a debate. Our planet is cooking. Threatening our existence.

I believe entrepreneurs and businesses can succeed where governments have failed. Regardless of industry, there are things we can do such as promoting remote-teams, reducing our carbon footprint, tightening supply-chains or at a minimum buying carbon offsets. If you have a business to leverage as a tool to reverse climate change, then I want to help you get there, quicker!

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