Grow Now: 8 Essential Steps to Flex Your Leadership Muscles

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934144022
  • Publisher: Indigo Custom Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2007
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 6.33 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 8-Step Process Overview     11
Flexing Your Practical Growth Culture Machine
Refueling Your Growth Engines to Win the Battle for Top Talent
Pedal to the Metal - Customer Loyalty Now!
Flexing Innovation Flight Plans
Finding the Passing Zones to Finish First
Building the Growth Curves
Speeding With Your Strengths
Adjusting Your Sails to Win
Step 1: Flexing Your Practical Growth Culture Machine     17
Find Practical Growth Leaders     17
Hi/Low Leaders     23
G-Factor     23
The 8 Cs of the Practical Growth Leader Concept     26
Step 2: Refueling Your Growth Engines to Win the Battle for Top Talent     45
People Leadership     45
Why People Leave     49
How to Keep the Best     49
Retention Momentum Bridge Concept     50
Coaching With Emotion Every Day Concept     56
Hiring the Best People     63
Cross-Generational Emotional Connections     65
Industry Emotional Connections     70
Step 3: Pedal to the Metal - Customer Loyalty Now!     75
Growing Customer Loyalty     75
Winning Hearts on the Front Lines     79
Employer Branding Builds Customer Loyalty     81
Peacetime Customer Interviews     87
Value Creation Relationships     89
Step 4: Flexing Innovation Flight Plans     93
Finding PAC Power Concept     94
Creating the "Fast Break" Innovation Culture     96
Chase Gold Growth Segments     100
Avoiding Innovation Sand Traps     112
Step 5: Finding the Passing Zones to Finish First     117
Competitive Attitude     117
Fast Passing Zone Concept     118
How to Build Your Fast Passing Zone Concept     120
Five Rules of the Road     122
Running with the 7 Rs     123
Step 6: Building the Growth Curves     131
Building on the Hill Practical Growth Concept     131
Where Are You on the Growth Curve?     132
Five Growth Stage Questions     132
12 Growth Curve Building Materials     134
Simple Squared Growth Concept     141
Step 7: Speeding with Your Strengths     145
Rapidly Emerging Trends/Exponential Rate of Change     145
Speeding with Strengths Winners     152
Speeding with Strengths Benefits     154
Step 8: Adjusting Your Sails to Win     157
Sailing Around 12 Reefs and Construction Zones     157
Dirty Dozen Practical Growth Triangle Concept     158
Keeping Score-Practical Growth Dashboard     166
Rapid Strike Force     167
Flexing All 8 Essential Steps Together     175
Concept Connections     175
The Enemy Is Us Connections     180
How Do You Sustain Flexing Your Leadership Muscles Everyday?     183
Creating Muscle Memory     183
Sustainability Sand Traps     185
Practical Growth Leader-Grow Now     187
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2008

    Delivers Real World Ideas To Grow Leaders

    This book delivers a growth leadership model in 8 steps that can be applied in the 'Real World' starting Monday morning. I was surprised at the energy and humor of the book. It was full of content and funny to read!

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