STEP 1: COMPLETE ASSESSMENT
Does your business reflect a crazy busy entrepreneur leading it
or is a successfully profitable CEO leading it?
Compare where you are with where you're headed on the following chart
Give yourself a mark. Understand where your strengths and opportunities are. See if you are ready to join the entrepreneurs preparing to grow their business ten-fold.
Please mark what applies to you and your thinking today:
A BUSY ENTREPRENEUR THINKS:
A PROFITABLE CEO THINKS
I can't possibly do more
I can comfortably golf/coffee weekly
I sell, then deliver, then move back to sales, then...
Stabilized sales & production teams
Where do I get the $ to...
I can draw from several places to....
Who should I hire next?
Our best hire will be a...
Lots of activity!
Lots of RESULTS!!
Our customers know what business we are in
Our value proposition defines and separates us-easy for our customers to choose us
We're like a family
We're accountable-best interest of the company
Great ideas-Little Follow Through
Strategically commit people, $, resources
Everyone wants me to make the decisions
Team makes most decisions - I can be strategic
I can't get people to do what I ask
Communications through implementation work
Competitors technology is superior
We are leading edge but its more than tech