In 4 Vital Actions, I show you how to start, plan, finish, and connect with people every day to take you from being overwhelmed to in control. As you plan today, who are the critical people you need to have a conversation with? Both inside and outside your organization. What are the conversations that you must have?
While published in 2011, I have just now finished reading Great By Choice by Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen. Like Collins’ most famous book, Good to Great, Great by Choice shows meticulous research. The premise of Collins and Hansen’s research was why do some companies thrive in chaotic environments while others flounder? What they discovered is what they call 10Xers. Leaders who over a 30-year period outperformed their competitors by ten times. They studied these leaders and their companies to come up with these conclusions about why they were able to survive and thrive over a very long period, often with massive changes in their industry and markets.
I have known Shannon Byrne Susko for over a decade and in all that time she consistently has shown up with an amazing toolkit of solutions to help entrepreneurs increase their success—both revenue and profit growth. You can now access her amazing set of tools in her book The Metronome Effect: The Journey to Predictable Profit.
Dan Forbes has an extraordinary vision to create 10,000 uplifting leaders. Take the pledge to be one of them. Dan's Lead With Giants movement is intended to help every one of us become better leaders. If you want to learn from other leaders how you can be a better leader, come join Dan's #LeadWithGiants TweetChat every Monday at 7:00 pm Eastern/4:00 pm Pacific. I have been fortunate to be able to cohost some of the Monday #LeadWithGiants TweetChats with him. They are engaging, insightful, and meaningful to help all of us who want to become better leaders. Please join us next Monday. If you need some extra inspiration to become a Lead With Giants member, take a look at one of the blog posts below that Dan has kindly allowed me to guest post on Lead With Giants.