Mastering the 7 Essentials of High-Growth Companies: Effective Lessons to Grow Your Business [NOOK Book]

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Praise for MASTERING THE 7 ESSENTIALS of High-Growth Companies

"Thomson nails the essentials required to become a high-growth company in Mastering the 7 Essentials of High-Growth Companies. The management practices he identifies certainly applied to RIM's Blackberry in the early years: a breakthrough proposition focusing on a high-growth smartphone market, inside/outside management with a co-CEO pair, and core alliances with brand name service providers. This book clearly ...

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Mastering the 7 Essentials of High-Growth Companies: Effective Lessons to Grow Your Business

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Overview

Praise for MASTERING THE 7 ESSENTIALS of High-Growth Companies

"Thomson nails the essentials required to become a high-growth company in Mastering the 7 Essentials of High-Growth Companies. The management practices he identifies certainly applied to RIM's Blackberry in the early years: a breakthrough proposition focusing on a high-growth smartphone market, inside/outside management with a co-CEO pair, and core alliances with brand name service providers. This book clearly outlines what it takes to grow your business which can lead to achieving the kind of exceptional growth RIM is achieving."
Jim Estill, Seed Investor and member of the Board of Directors for Research in Motion (RIM)

"Achieving exceptional growth, especially during challenging times, is rare but can be done. Applying these 7 Essentials will provide invaluable insights that can guide your actions to grow your business. I applied the 'essential' lessons Thomson identifies while growing Staples and apply them to the companies we invest in at Highland Capital."
Tom Stemberg, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Staples, Managing General Partner of Highland Capital Partners

"HCL is proud to have had the essentials of a hungry, global, high-growth enterprise that Thomson outlines in Mastering the 7 Essentials of High-Growth Companies built in its genes. If you are inspired to grow your business, regardless of whatever country, culture or industry your company is in—this book offers a practical and actionable set of lessons that will help guide your growth journey."
Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470634820
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/30/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 949 KB

Meet the Author

David G. Thomson is a bestselling author, advisor, and speaker. He is the founder and Chairman of the Blueprint Growth Institute, a specialized management consulting firm focused on helping companies develop growth strategies and execute The 7 Essentials. His insights on the success pattern of America's highest growth companies—which he wrote about in his bestseller Blueprint to a Billion—have been embraced globally. Thomson has been studying and leading business growth for twenty years in general management and executive sales/marketing at Nortel Networks and Hewlett-Packard and as an associate principal during his five years at McKinsey & Company. He graduated with an electrical engineering degree from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. Visit www.blueprintgrowth.com for more information.
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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

PART ONE: Achieving Growth during Challenging Times.

Companies That Are Redefining Growth.

Your Revenue Growth Blueprint.

PART TWO: The 7 Essentials of High-Growth Companies.

The 7 Essentials.

Applying the 7 Essentials as a Positive Feedback System.

Three Big Boulders on the Path to Growth—And How to Clear Them Away.

PART THREE: The 7 Essentials in Action.

The Emergence of the Global 7 Essentials.

Blueprint . . . or Blue Print: Same Story, Same Values.

Applying the 7 Essentials at HCL Technologies.

HCL’s Blue Print for Continued Exponential Growth.

PART FOUR: A Blueprint to Achieve High Growth.

Create Your 7 Essentials Action Plan.

Build Your 7 Essentials Roadmap.

Insights to Actions.

The 7 Essentials for Start-Up Companies.

PART FIVE: A Growth Calling.

Identify Your Growth Calling.

Essential Leadership Pillars.

Your Journey Begins with Three Steps.

Notes.

Index.

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