Executive Power has researched solution providers for the past 15 years and created relationships with those providers that provide the greatest value to our clients. With each of these partner providers, we have attained full certification and bring years of expertise to you as our clients.
Mastering the Rockefeller Habits
Verne Harnish, Gazelles Inc.
Author Verne Harnish, founder of Gazelles & Scaling Up, has created an extensive advisory board of well known thought leaders in business fundamentals including Jim Collins, Patrick Lencioni, Bob Bloom, and Daniel Pink, to name only a few. In his book “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits,” Verne has compiled the best practices from all of these sources. It is the basis of the Gazelles Four Decisions Planning and Execution Models.
One Page Strategic Plan
The Gazelles One Page Strategic Plan is the culmination of the four critical business decisions (People, Strategy, Execution, Cash) that growth companies must get right to maximize their revenue, profit and time. The Gazelles One Page Strategic Plan helps management teams get aligned, focused, and accountable, working with purpose toward common goals.
Here are the Four Decisions:
PEOPLE — Is everyone in your company pulling their own weight and contributing as they should? If you had to start the company all over tomorrow, would you enthusiastically rehire everyone on your team
STRATEGY — Do you have a solid top-line revenue growth strategy in place? The key to sustainable top line growth is three-fold: knowing your core customer, developing a clear brand promise, and developing your BHAG™ for sustainable revenue growth.
EXECUTION — One common challenge that quietly sneaks up on successful growth companies is the subtle transition from excellent, precise execution to passivity, complacency and eventually poor execution. By tightening your execution habits, you can dramatically improve gross margins and profitability while saving time.
CASH — The first law of entrepreneurial gravity is “Growth Sucks Cash.” We encourage companies to calculate their Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC), which measures company wide how long it takes between the time you spend a dollar (marketing, design, rent, wages, etc.) to when you get that dollar back.
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Research Based Executive Development
Our coaching process begins with the Research Based Executive Development pioneered by Resource Associates Corporation. Our clients have experienced improved levels of communication, alignment of their teams, lower levels of stress, and ultimately greater results personally and professionally.
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Fail-Safe Leadership: Straight Talk About Correcting The Leadership Challenges in Your Organization
Linda L. Martin & David G. Mutchler, Delta Books
Fail-Safe Leadership advances a results-based definition of leadership. It demonstrates how it’s possible to grow leaders quickly, and how to align every individual’s work effort directly to the company’s vision and strategic plan, in order to improve a company’s bottom line.
Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box
The Arbinger Institute, Berrett-Koehler
Through a story everyone can relate to about a man facing challenges on the job and in his family, the authors expose the fascinating ways that we can blind ourselves to our true motivations and unwittingly sabotage the effectiveness of our own efforts to achieve success and increase happiness.
The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict
The Arbinger Institute, Berrett-Koehler
Written as an engaging story, this book shows how mistaken views can cause people to misread situations and exacerbate the issues they wish to improve. Arguing that it is only after they understand themselves and get their internal house in order that they can correctly confront external conflicts, the book shows what can be done to make that happen, and how to make inner peace a potent tool for achieving outer satisfaction.
ADVanced Insights Assessments
It’s become a trite cliché that Your Employees are Your Most Important Asset, but in today’s Knowledge Worker Era, that is the fact. With few exceptions, product, equipment, and processes do not differentiate one organization from another. It is the people and the culture that differentiate. Smart organizations identify and hire the best talent, and they provide ongoing development opportunities for their great talent. They understand that they must also assure that their talented people are in the right role and are aligned with the bigger picture thinking of the organization.
Complete Picture of the Employee or the Candidate
Research has shown that the unique combination of the 3 Innermetrix tools in the ADVanced Insights Assessments gives the most complete picture of the employee or the candidate. Executive Power’s coaches are certified to use these tools to help individuals better understand themselves and others. We use the ADVanced Insights for the Professional Development work we conduct with our clients and provide it as a tool to improve our clients’ Selection, On-Boarding, Coaching & Mentoring, Performance Management, and Succession Planning. The full Assessments include the following:
- The DISC assessment, which measures the behavioral and communication style of an individual, or HOW an individual acts and prefers to communicate.
- The Values assessment, which measures an individual’s motivating divers, or the WHY behind an individual’s actions.
- The Attribute Index assessment, which measures an individual’s subconscious thought patterns. This assessment tells us WHAT an individual’s natural talents are in a fast paced/high stress environment.
These three-fold ADVanced Insights Assessments have helped thousands of clients create teams of “A players” focused on achieving results. Call us for a free sample. We mean it, absolutely FREE and no obligation!
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What’s Your Genius?: How The Best THINK For Success In The New Economy.
Jay Niblick, St. James
What’s Your Genius is a compelling visit into the world of how you think and make decisions and how that explains why you succeed almost effortlessly at some things yet not in others. Seven years of scientific research studying top performers around the world delivers the secrets that the most successful already know about achieving greater success, satisfaction and happiness. Now it’s your turn.