Successful growth companies continue to grow amidst the powerfully chaotic forces of expansion and change. They are also tough to manage, and the more employees a business unit or organization has, the more complex the problems. However, there is compelling research that can enable your team to have a Business Crystal Ball and a powerful approach to ensuring optimal team alignment.
In this lively webcast, we will share how to apply a unique growth model, the 7 Stages of Growth. This model is like the Rosetta Stone of strategic management.
Read what executives have to say about their experience with our Stages of Growth X-Ray Strategic Planning Retreat:
“Our first experience with the Stages of Growth X-Ray was like a dream come true for me. I’ve owned businesses for 50 years, and I had no idea that a strategist, trained in this process, could help us in this way. The team’s revelations were just incredible to hear, for instance, “One of the best things we have ever done as a team,” and "I feel energized and hopeful now!" I'm very excited about our direction and we'll be doing more of these!"
Tom B. Founder and CEO
Multiple holdings in the financial services, storage facilities, and real estate management industries
“As a CFO, my team has often argued that I am too controlling with our purse-strings. I believed this was my responsibility, and I take it very seriously. Through this process, I realized that while this is still an essential part of my role, not every stage of growth requires the same builder vs. protector mindset. I have been so focused on “protecting,” I didn’t support my team in building, building, building when growth, not just stability, is our top priority. Understanding this concept of builder vs. protector has changed how I intend to approach business from this point forward.”
John T. CFO
U.S. Retail Co. with 1200 employees
“I had no idea that we were as misaligned as we are. It was like a spotlight revealing our biggest problems – hard to look directly into the light at first! But, then, Anisa and Rodger moved us through our disagreements into more precision and clarity that I feel we’ve ever had as a team. Keep in mind, I’ve been with this organization for 23 years and have been an executive for the past 19 years. I believe our team is more energized than ever!”
Laura K. EVP Ops
U.S. Manufacturing Company with 3200 employees
A Data-Driven Approach to Strategic Planning and Strategic Growth.
While this one-hour webcast will not produce the following outcomes, we will share how a few critical changes to your strategic planning approach can ensure your next strategic planning retreat provides the following results:
- Walk away with a winning short-term and long-term view of your company’s strengths and weaknesses and turn them into action steps.
- An inspired, aligned team committed to the same priorities and strategic growth plan.
- Target what your key issues are: People, Process, or Profit and gain insight on how to address them in order of priority.
- Get your company focused on the right path to improving performance.
- Remove the hidden barriers that are causing performance to slump, people to disengage, and profits to dwindle.
- Learn the secret behind your builder/protector ratio (your ‘confidence/caution quotient’). Find out why your employees are so uncomfortable with change. Figure out how to create an atmosphere of confidence with just the right amount of caution.
- Lock onto your five most significant challenges and take them on one by one until the performance begins to improve.
- Create a ‘language of growth’ that will resonate with every single employee, helping them to understand how they impact a company’s profitability.
- Learn how to maximize your company’s ability to stay focused on the right things at the right time.
- Determine if you are ‘running ahead of your headlights’ and what that means to your business performance in 6 – 12 months
- Uncover the Rules of the Road for your stage of growth and two previous stages of growth. Take a hard look at how well you have completed each Rule for these critical stages of growth. Based on our research, not getting these done at the right time is a vast ‘performance drainer’ for all companies.
In this rapid-paced webinar, you’ll begin to understand the nuances that exist in every company that tells a story. For instance, there’s a critical ratio in every company that can tell a business leader (owner, executive director, EVP) much about why change is hard, specifically for your team. When you get this ratio in line with your organization’s stage of growth, performance can improve rapidly.
Additionally, there are only three Gates of Focus (People, Profit, and Process), which ultimately creates the infrastructure for growth in any organization. Get out of line in your stage of growth with any one of these, and performance will suffer. Get the right one figured out and you can engage an entire team in focusing on the key issues that will get performance on track.
Our goal is to help business leaders predict how the hidden agents of growth are impacting them now and into the future, focus on the right things at the right time to get maximum performance, and adapt to the needs of their company in its current stage of growth.
The Stages of Growth X-Ray offers unique tools not available anywhere else.
Through a data-driven and customized process, leaders are empowered with clarity and the common language required to make quality strategic decisions and successfully navigate growth challenges.
James Fischer, author of Navigating the Growth Curve, conducted comprehensive analysis and interviews with more than 650 CEOs. The result was a 7 Stages of Enterprise Development Model™. Fischer’s research found that the complexity level of an organization increased due to one factor: People!
As your organization or business unit adds people, the challenges grow, and the complexity often proves to be overwhelming for business leaders, even when they have been down this path before.
However, there's a proven road map for navigating these complexities and we'll be sharing aspects of how to leverage this information for your team's success!
Learn how an effective strategic planning program, designed with your stage of growth in mind, will:
- improve your overall margins,
- foster better staff buy-in
- yield greater team confidence
- produce higher quality decision-making
- improved overall performance.
About our Guest Speaker, Anisa Aven, Executive Coach, Master Trainer, Training & Development Program Consultant
Anisa Aven is an entertaining and energetic speaker and experienced businesswoman. As the Founder and CEO of TurnKey Coaching & Development Solutions, LLC. (est. 2004), a privately held, employee and organizational development ﬁrm, Anisa and her team have grown the company from start-up to 1000+ consultants across the globe. She caught the entrepreneurial spirit early in life, when she convinced her father to allow her to sell nachos at his antique auction house and by 14 was managing employees and by 21, sold her first business. Anisa also knows first-hand, how to fail miserably and all about the complexities of managing people. Her talks are filled with engaging, practical and proven tools.
About our Guest Speaker, Laurie Taylor, Business Growth Specialist
Laurie's ability to address critical issues that businesses face every day has helped thousands of CEOs gain a better understanding of the obstacles that reside under the surface of businesses, creating unknown obstacles to their growth.Laurie’s knowledge comes from 34 years of management, 14 of those years running a successful marketing communications company and growing it to over 100 employees and up to $12M in sales.Laurie has an undergraduate degree in Parks and Recreation and a Master’s degree in Public Administration. Her first position out of college was running a 25,000 square foot recreation center, one of the first in Colorado. She went on to have a successful career in running recreation programs in Colorado. Her career as an entrepreneur happened because she was fired from a job she loved. She ran into a friend who she knew from that career and after 3 hours catching up on their lives in the ladies room at a conference, they met the next day and started figuring out how they were going to put food on their tables.
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