Accelerating Company Growth: A Practical Guide for CEOs by Brendan Dowling

By Brendan Dowling

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the canopy photo of a racing yacht in complete sail, taking pictures the ability of the wind and crashing via waves, because it speeds up during the ocean, is the simplest illustration of what it really is prefer to speed up corporation development. to move this quickly, you must have an excellent crew who understand what they're doing and who paintings in excellent concord, lower than the management of a very good captain, who makes the appropriate judgements on what course to move and the sails to exploit for the wind stipulations, currents, waves and the entire different parts which are thrown at you by way of the unpredictable surroundings. if you get every thing correct, the buzz and adrenalin rush that comes from the acceleration, as you trip and crash via waves lower than your personal strength, is invigorating - similar to accelerating the expansion of your organization. all through ACCELERATING corporation GROWTH, Brendan Dowling stocks functional recommendation and tales, according to his personal event, to be able to assist you to speed up the expansion of your enterprise.
Section 1 covers the pre-requisites for accelerating corporation development: motivation, management, imaginative and prescient and process.
Section 2 covers the main parts that force corporation development, providing you with recommendation and suggestions from my very own event: your elevator pitch; worth proposition; marketplace; the customer's challenge and your answer; advertising and marketing; revenues; enterprise version; rivals; team/people; funds; and operations. on the finish of every of those chapters, Brendan indicates find out how to entire a slide on your speeded up progress Plan that covers all of the issues serious to having a rfile that types the blueprint on your company's progress.
Finally Section 3 appears at different themes which are vital participants to speeded up corporation development: how you can use your board of administrators; operating with enterprise capital investment; promoting your organization; and company ethics.
Appendix 1 incorporates a slide deck template so you might use to shape the foundation of your individual sped up development Plan, whereas Appendix 2 indicates a pattern slide deck for a fictitious corporation, Nautique2 - according to Brendan's first company, Nautique, as though he have been beginning it back from scratch today.

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Achieving a goal Work/life balance and the price of success Manage the risks You can do it if you believe you can Learn to believe in yourself Making a difference Be passionate about what you do Motivation is important because … Accelerating the growth of a business is not for the faint-hearted. There is huge commitment, sacrifice and risks involved and the outcome is unknown (you could win – or you could lose). Motivation is the foundation on which all successful business acceleration is based; if you don’t have the level of motivation needed, then it will be very difficult to drive for growth.

Often, they have great stories and are warm and welcoming. One of my favorite forms of research, when I was dealing with mobile operators in different countries, was every time I visited a new country to meet a senior executive, I would talk to the taxi driver on the journey from the airport to the hotel or meeting. By the time I got there, I would know a lot about the market for cell phones, who was better, cheaper, etc. Many times, I would meet with the executive and tell him things that he did not know about his own business simply because he had lost touch with his customers, because he never spoke to them in a meaningful way.

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