A proven system for creating a clear and compelling business growth plan
There are 15 million businesses in the United States, and 13 million of them don't utilize a planning process. Yet having a planning process is the most reliable predictor of whether a business will grow.
The One Hour Plan for Growth provides a proven system for any business to create a clear and compelling business growth plan that fits on a single sheet of paper in about one hour. This book is a quick read, and you and your people stay energized and focused on your top priorities.
- Covers the six essential elements of the dynamic business growth plan: Vision, Mission, Values, Objectives, Strategies, and Priorities
- Previously the top-rated speaker for Stephen Covey's organization, the author is now a successful speaker and consultant with some of the world's finest small and mid-sized companies
The book delivers a proven planning process that engages employees, develops leadership capacity, improves performance, and accelerates growth.
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Praise for The 1 Hour Plan For Growth "We have used Joe′s system for the past five years in our business and it has helped us nearly double our sales. We have also developed more effective leaders, created more jobs, and served more satisfied customers. The One–Hour Plan for Growth provides a practical way for any team to grow a business." Sid Miedema, CEO, Miedema Companies "The One Hour Plan for Growth clarifies the most important difference between a professional and an amateur. The ′pro′ keeps score! Creating a business growth plan with measureable outcomes is one of the most important elements of business success. This approach makes that easy." Richard M. Schulze, founder and Chairman, Best Buy "This book will help you engage people′s best efforts at the deepest leveltheir heart and soul." Horst Schulze, Founding President, Ritz–Carlton Hotel Company and West Paces Hotel Group "Our team started using this planning process in 2003. This approach is, without question, the simplest way for any business to develop a vision, mission, values, and strategic plan. The One Hour Plan for Growth removes the excusesnow any business can confidently develop and execute their plan for growth and success." Minaz Abji, Executive Vice President, Host Hotels & Resorts "Joe Calhoon′s back–to–basics approach is energizing and effective. Whether your goal is to provide greater value for customers or boost your bottom line, this book shows how to harness the power withinof words, ideas, values, assets, and relationships." Stephen M. R. Covey, author of the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller The Speed of Trust "Joe Calhoon makes complex things simple. Simple is good. Planning channels passion into performance." Bob Buford, founder, Leadership Network, and author of Halftime and Beyond Halftime