Love and Loathe Exercise: Scaling Ups Tool for Team Friction

Scaling Ups Love-Loathe Exercise is a terrific tool for better understanding teams. High-performing teams have excellent alignment between what is asked of them and what they naturally do

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Exponential Growth is Easier than Linear Growth

Exponential growth is growth that occurs at an increasing rate over time, while linear growth is growth that occurs at a constant rate. In general, exponential growth is

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Lessons from the first female fighter pilot

I just got back from a Scaling Up Summit in Denver, where I had the privilege of meeting the first female fighter pilot and Senator, Col. Martha McSally.

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Question Your Customers (and Employees), Weekly

When was the last time you or members of your leadership team had an intentional conversation with a customer? A conversation you sought out with the customer rather

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“Strategic Planning” is a Frankenstein Approach

A few decades ago, I was in a project kickoff meeting with a new client named Mary. At the ripe age of 25, I was new to business,

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Monthly “Deep Dive” / 2D Meeting™

I love meetings. Yes, you read that right. I LOVE meetings. I realize most of you have perfectly justifiable reasons you dislike them. Too many meetings in a given week.

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These 3 Words Are Not Interchangeable.

Authority. Responsibility. Accountability. When it comes to Leadership, those three words are not interchangeable. They are fundamentally different, and our inability to recognize this creates miscommunications and frustration.

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Break Down of the Scaling Up Seven Strata

Verne Harnish is a business coach and author who is known for his work on scaling up businesses. One of the tools he has developed to help businesses

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What’s the Scaling Up One Page Strategic Plan?

The Scaling Up One Page Strategic Plan is a management tool that helps organizations clarify and align their strategic goals, objectives, and action plans. It is a visual

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What are the items in the Rockefeller Habits checklist?

The Rockefeller Habits checklist is a set of best practices for managing and growing a business, developed by management consultant Verne Harnish. The checklist consists of the following

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