November 10, 2021

15 lessons in leadership from the All Blacks

What makes the All Blacks extraordinary? New Zealand’s national rugby team, the All Blacks, are the most successful professional sports franchise in history. They are
October 21, 2021

Colin Powell’s 13 Rules for Leaders

Legacy of a Leader General Colin Powell, died Monday at age 84. He was the first black officer to be a four-star general commanding troops
November 5, 2019

Want to learn the secret to hiring more A Players?

Use the Topgrading corporate hiring and interviewing methodology … Proven Success Does swapping out your hiring and interviewing process to achieve drastically better results (and
November 4, 2019

Those who pulse faster, grow faster

And it only takes 15-minutes a day… In his book, Scaling Up, Verne Harnish covers four different types of meetings every organisation should regularly have
September 9, 2019

How Weekly Meetings Can Accelerate Your Firm’s Growth, Keep Everyone Motivated and Achieve Your #1 Priority

With thanks to the Gazelles Growth Institute for permission to republish this blog Not to sound like a broken record going on and on about
September 9, 2019

4 Key Decisions to Scale a Mid-Market Company

Recently, the Gazelles Growth Institute wanted to find out and address the biggest pain point business leaders of mid-market companies in the current market. The
September 4, 2019

If you’re not tracking this, you should…

Why Revenue and Profit Per Employee is an important KPI Each year, Fortune magazine releases its Fortune 500 list of US companies. This year Walmart,
April 16, 2019

Does your strategy “Kick to the Seagulls”? What can we learn from a great sports coach?

The key question for you: Can you and your team state your firm’s strategy simply – and is it driving sustainable growth in revenue and
December 12, 2018

The key question for managers

The key question every manager should ask every day … that will lead to a great employee culture and opportunity to scale John Ratliff is
December 6, 2018
Break Through

How to break through the inevitable barriers to growth that you will encounter Scaling Up your company

This white paper, the first in a two-part series, turns the spotlight on the peaks, valleys and plateaus you will inevitably face as your business
June 14, 2018

Would You Fire Someone to Protect Your Core Values?

The sign of a great company is one that religiously defends their core values. Core values are the anchor that keeps your business grounded. The
April 18, 2018

Book Review – Good to Great: Why some companies make the leap and others don’t.

Good to Great: Why some companies make the leap and others don’t. Author: Jim Collins Category: Strategy Rating: 5 Stars Who should read this book:
March 28, 2018

Business Can Learn About the Importance of Core Values From the Aussie Cricket Team

Whether you are a Cricket Captain or Business Leader – living by your core values creates a winning culture. The underlying factor in the Australian
March 9, 2018

Book Review – The Five Temptations of a CEO by Patrick Lencioni – Why Read This?

“Patrick Lencioni’s combination of homey management truths and simple prose has struck a chord with business leaders tired of jargon and complicated strategic models.” —The Wall
March 3, 2018

Book Review – WHO: The A Method for Hiring

  Who: The A Method for Hiring Author: Geoff Smart and Randy Street Category: People Rating: 5 Stars Who should read this book:  Growth focused business