Awesomely Simple: Essential Business Strategies for Turning Ideas Into Action
The six core strategies to elevate any business-and how to implement them-made simple
What do the world's most successful companies and organization have in common? And what can you actually take away and use from their examples? Distilling the best fundamental business strategies, trusted advisor and strategist John Spence helps you take a hard look at your business and to...more
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I think this is a pretty good book. Not life-changing. Not revolutionary... but a good, solid book on the fundamental aspects of running a highly successful organization.
Here is the deal: I have worked as a business improvement consultant and executive trainer in more than 300 companies around the world - from tiny start-ups to Microsoft, GE, IBM. I have also rea ...more
M/V/V - Mission - "Why we exist"
Vision - "Where we want to go"
Values - "How we will act along the way"
SMART Goals - Specific - "Detail exactly what you want to achieve" Measurable - "Goals must be quantifiable" Agreed on - "Everyone has to agree/buy in on the goals" Realistic - "Goals must be achievable, otherwise demoralizing" Timebound - "Specific date for achieving goals"
Conistent superior customer service ...more
I use it for a number of different ideas and places where I have worked. Re-read pieces regularly.
"Making the very complex...awesomely simple” is no mere catch phrase, it is truly John Spence’s mission in life. Driven by an insatiable curiosity to understand the fundamental aspects of what it takes to achieve and sustain excellence in business and life, John Spence has earned a reputation as a leading authority in the areas of Strategic Thinking, High-Performance Teams ...more