"...insights for agile scaleups"
PLEASE NOTE: Gazelles HQ has moved to Florida - however, PLEASE don't mail us anything - we're totally virtual with no place to put stuff. ☺
Live Webinar Wed Jan 11 -- want to 10x your growth? Exponential Organizations author Salim Ismail is hosting a free webinar next Wed at 12pm ET - more info below.
Zuckerberg's 2017 Priority -- each year Facebook's founder chooses a personal development goal and this year it focuses on raising his understanding of his customers - something all of us must continue to do. Here is an excerpt from his Facebook post this week:
For the complete posting go to this link.
What is your personal growth challenge for 2017? Our One-Page Personal Plan (OPPP) can help you outline your personal goals - get a copy along with the instructions for filling out at www.scalingup.com - all complimentary.
Players Creed Key to Cowboy's Success? -- with the second best record in the National Football League, the Dallas Cowboys are crediting a new "players creed" crafted by a select group of teammates. Notes this SportsDay article:
The equivalent of core values, as the Cowboys describe the creed, they keep them secret, not allowing them to be printed in the media or photos taken. And to seal the deal, every player on the roster signed and placed their fingerprint on the creed. Please take 2 minutes to read. about how the creed was created and the impact it's having on the team - proving once again that a strong culture driven by a set of core values is important. Thanks to Erik Darmstetter, CEO of Office Furniture Liquidations of San Antonio, for sharing this story.
75-Year-Old Non-Profit Soars (Gazelles case study) -- my latest Huffington Post article highlights how The North Carolina Chamber turned around its finances and focus-and tripled its revenue without adding staff. Using the One-Page Strategic Plan and engaging the services of Gazelles Certified Coaching partner Jim Jubelirer,the chamber was just named in October the "State Chamber of the Year" Award from the national Council of State Chambers. Please take 2 minutes to read how the chamber also adopted the Topgrading method of hiring A-Players, updated their core values, and implemented the daily huddle to drive communication. Our Gazelles Social Initiative is focused on helping non-profits scaleup like for-profit firms. Let us know if we can help.
Scaling Up 2nd Best Selling Book in Spanish -- according to Amazon Scaling Up was #2 of the Top 10 books printed in Spanish in 2016, just behind the latest Harry Potter book. This El Economista article highlights the complete Top 10 list. Thanks to Daniel Marcos, our marketing partner in Latin America, for helping to drive these amazing results. And it proves how hungry for growth the firms are in this region of the world.
10X Your Company Webinar -- There are 10 attributes of organizations growing exponentially. Next week Salim Ismail, the expert on exponential growth, is going to host a LIVE Webinar to share these attributes with you and your team so you can 10x your business model for 2017. Join Salim Ismail Wednesday, January 11th for this Live Webinar that will help you 10x your growth strategy. This webinar has limited seating please reserve your spot here:
EXITING: Thinking about selling the business for $40 million or more? Want to get 25% to 200% more than you thought? Request the whitepaper from the Exit Strategies Summit at Harvard from Denise Richmond at (610) 299-6466 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you ever wondered if working with a coach might accelerate your company's growth, exponentially? Do you have what it takes to move the dial from good to great? Click here to watch Gazelles International President Keith Cupp describes the four most important attributes of successful clients. Contact us at email@example.com for more information.
And if you're interested in becoming a world-class certified Gazelles International coach, please go to gicoaches.com/becomeacoach for more information. If you determine that we're a fit and wish to join our premier organization, we invite you to contact our Dir. of Coach Engagement at Amy@GICoaches.com or 877.217.2253 ext.700.
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Better Book Club -- What's your team reading? Increase your books read per team member. Easy, Proven, and in the Cloud at http://www.BetterBookClub.com.