What is Scaling Up?

What is Scaling Up?

This video is a summary of the book Scaling Up by Verne Harnish and should give you an understanding of the subjects and key concepts in the book. I’m going to talk about who the book is intended for, what problems it solves and how it solves them and how you can use the book to further your business.         What is Scaling Up?   Scaling Up is Mastering the Rockefeller Habits 2.0. Mastering the Rockefeller Habits 1.0 the first book was released in 2002 as a Read More...

This video is a summary of the book Scaling Up by Verne Harnish and should give you an understanding of the subjects and key concepts in the book. I'm going to talk about who the book is intended for, what problems it solves and how it solves them and...

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The 1 reason ‘Profit per X’ is the ‘nub’ of your strategy

The 1 reason 'Profit per X' is the 'nub' of your strategy

Can you describe your strategy in a sentence? We would define strategy under Michael Porters description “A unique and valuable position involving a different set of activities (from competitors)” How is it possible to move from your current position to a ‘unique and valuable position’? I think I know what you’re thinking, ‘that’s what I want, how can I get that from this ‘1 reason’ blog post!’ Well the bad news is that it is a Read More...

Can you describe your strategy in a sentence? We would define strategy under Michael Porters description "A unique and valuable position involving a different set of activities (from competitors)" How is it possible to move from your current position to a 'unique and valuable position'? I think I know what...

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Profit per x at Southwest Airlines

Profit per x at Southwest Airlines

  In this interview, Herb Kelleher former CEO of Southwest Airlines talks about the Profit per X of his business and the Hedgehog concept. He also discusses how they originally set out to be the most productive short haul airline in the world, and how the Core Values were established. Also the video looks at the challenges facing the companies Profit per x of profit per fuselage today, how rising fuel prices have been a significant challenge to this, and how the companies Core Values Read More...

  In this interview, Herb Kelleher former CEO of Southwest Airlines talks about the Profit per X of his business and the Hedgehog concept. He also discusses how they originally set out to be the most productive short haul airline in the world, and how the Core Values were...

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Differentiating activities – Jiffy Lube example

Differentiating activities - Jiffy Lube example

Founded in 1972 Jiffy Lube is a franchised drive through oil change shop that changes your oil & filters, tops up your other oils and vacuums your cars interior in less than 10 minutes and without an appointment. Unlike other motor mechanics and vehicle repair shops, Jiffy Lube is only focussed on fast oil changes at a low price and doesn’t claim to repair all problems with your car. However the items they do work on, they claim to know very well, use quality materials and provide Read More...

Founded in 1972 Jiffy Lube is a franchised drive through oil change shop that changes your oil & filters, tops up your other oils and vacuums your cars interior in less than 10 minutes and without an appointment. Unlike other motor mechanics and vehicle repair shops, Jiffy Lube is...

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