While the underlying intention is good, the fact that the author does not have hands on experience as an entrepreneur is seen in the fact that he does not know what parts to stress from the whole. The book has plenty of worksheets and forms that can help in real-life scenarios for businesses especially when founders did not write down crucial ideas before like their strategy, functional accountabilities by people, or long-term vision for he company. Nothing is more frustrating to an A player than having to work with B and C players who drain their energy. This book is written so everyone — from frontline employees to senior executives — can get aligned in contributing to the growth of a firm. Overall I enjoyed the book and will listen to it again but next time will absolutely get the E book especially considering the entire audio version is free on YouTube so to buy it here is currently a giant waste of money. Rarely do I mark and highlight things in books - after reading Scaling Up I've ended up with tons of notes, post-its and underlined paragraphs.
This book is written so everyone -- from frontline employees to senior executives -- can get aligned in contributing to the growth of a firm. So get yourself into Verne's locker room for a great half-time pep talk, and then get yourself out on the field to play a great second half. In Scaling Up, Harnish and his team share practical tools and techniques for building an industry-dominating business. A private investor in many scaleups, Verne enjoys piano, tennis, and magic as a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. In Scaling Up, Harnish and his team share practical tools and techniques for building an industry-dominating business. If you're interested in a survey of the best thoughts on organizational strategy, then this is a great read. They all have four basics in common: people, strategy, execution, and cash.
I am curious to know which software companies esp SaaS ones have fully adopted their approach, so that question is going on my back burner. Contact me for more information and the opportunity to obtain a complimentary pre-release copy. Since then Paul has integrated the system into his work and with other Gazelles Certified Coaches has contributed to Scaling up in 2015. Bonus material for Scaling Up may be found at www. Five stars means it can't be improved upon. Bonus material for Scaling Up may be found at www. The book is structured around 4 sections - People, Strategy, Execution, and Cash challenging the management team to evaluate the company 'maturity' in those fields.
A great read for entrepreneurs and anyone trying to be a personal engine for growth in any organization. Based on my experience leading 10x growth, however, much of it rings true. Creating alignment within the team. His calm, temperate, yet challenging manner in execution was something to behold, and brought real breakthroughs. To accomplish this, Scaling Up focuses on the four major decision areas every company must get right: People, Strategy, Execution, and Cash. He works excusively with leaders and teams who are deeply committed to growth, positive change and making sustainable breakthroughs. Scaling up contains some practical advice for business owners.
It is honest in the fact that it does cite most of the sources thus being full of notes to other books. His latest book Scaling Up Rockefeller Habits 2. Um guia prático de como escalar uma empresa. As a result, Paul has become an integral part of our business and he's the first person we call when we're heading into uncharted territory. With these new skills, we were able grow our organization exponentially and reach out to new funders. Five stars means it's on par with the Bible, or whatever religious text you subscribe to.
Not sure how, but I don't want to limit Verne. So, there's a ton of material packed into this book. This book should be required reading for all entrepreneurs, growth equity, and private equity investors who manage gazelles. The rules of thumb make this book a good reader even for start-ups, but leaves little education for people outside of business to learn more. This reads like a textbook, but it's not quite as painfully boring as a regular textbook. Buy a copy for everyone on your team so you will all be on the same page and work together to dominate your industry. But there are others who simply are not in your life or business moment.
Spend the majority of the time on one or two topics. O livro está cheio de referências externas para outros trabalhos, livros e artigos, se prepare para expandir a leitura para fora dele. Five stars means it's so important everyone should read it. It's full of the checklists, models, and methods of the best authors and consultants. My favorite business tool, the , is from the book. The book is structured around 4 sections - People, Strategy, Execution, and Cash challenging the management team to evaluate the company 'maturity' in those fields. It is honest in the fact that it does cite most of the sources thus being full of notes to other books.
Pick any problem you like; war, global warming, racism, poverty, drunk driving, health care, government, banking--and somewhere, sometime, an entrepreneur will come up with the solution. We are all searching for new ways to build more effective teams, startups, and organizations that will stand the test of time. We recently had Verne on our podcast, The Entrepreneurs Library, to give a deep dive on Scaling Up. Every employee must know and live company values. I'm giving it to a potential business partner.
There's no reason to do it alone, yet many top leaders feel like they are the ones dragging the rest of the organization up the S-curve of growth. Just tossing that out into the Interwebs. One great person replaces three good people. The goal of this book is to help you turn what feels like an anchor into wind at your back — creating a company where the team is engaged; the customers are doing your marketing; and everyone is making money. Spend 2-3% of your payroll on development. Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It. Running a business is ultimately about freedom.
Set the strategic direction for the year and beyond. This book is written so everyone - from front line employees to senior executives - can get aligned in contributing to the growth of a firm. I'm not sure what good it would do my 80 year old mother who isn't looking to scale anything but her kale garden. Outback provides huge bonuses for managers that stay long term and hit milestones. Start with the most pressing of the four areas — cash. Also, feel inspired to do a few internal workshops incorporating the advice from the Scaling up.