Do you attract the right team?Without the right people, your business means nothing. The more people you can attract that fit your company's values and mission, the greater your chances of success. Sergey Brin and Larry Page didn't build Google; they're people did. Likewise at P&G, HP, and all the other companies you see out there beating the S&P.
Where can your company excel?When we started our business, we knew we were good at programming; but, excelling in it would take time -- and most likely, prove fruitless. So, we focused on where we believed we could excel, and be "best in the world:" business-driven technology. We see numerous companies today trying to go head-on with companies they can't compete with, and with companies that stomp them on resources. They'll soon find out they can't win. To do well in business, find where you can excel. And more importantly: where you can't.
Why does your business exist?Money is important, but like what one guru says: it's like water, it's not the point of life. A business that is driven by a purpose beyond money capture extraordinary results; and paradoxically, according to Jim Collins's intensive six-year study, produce higher revenues. [Authors Note: We'd love to help your business. To ask us a question, please contact us.]
Posted on March 08
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