Great companies are both effective and efficient. Being efficient means doing things in the right way but becoming effective takes strong prioritization.
Improve management team cohesion with weekly progress reports. When you do this, team meetings become more effective as you can concentrate on cooperation and forward-looking topics.
Set clear, specific, ambitious and achievable goals. Measure and follow up regularly. Give credit and act with resolve. Zack Urlocker and Marten Mickos discuss performance management: a key function of a successful company.
Focus is vital for success, but visionary entrepreneurs are easily distracted. Here are four ways to help you keep in focus: 1. Have someone remind you of priorities. 2. Think why you do each routine and what priority it belongs to. 3. Start your day with the most important and difficult tasks. 4. Make plans that help structure your work.
When you wake up in the morning, push yourself to be dissatisfied and highly ambitious. In the evening take the opposite tack. Forgive yourself all your failures and weaknesses.
What should a fast growing tech company CEO read? Here are my recommendations. Read the books with thought and implement the insights thoroughly. Each book will save you a year of trial and error. Must read All Peter Drucker books and the article Managing Oneself Good to Great and all books by Jim Collins Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey Moore Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton Christensen The […]