Program Agenda

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM - Registration

Morning Session

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The morning concentrates on people and strategy, organized around the highly regarded One-Page Strategic Plan document. Topics covered include:
  • 5 Critical Strategies to lead growth in tough times -Specific Examples
  • Cash Model - how to double your operating cash flow in twelve months.
  • Market Intelligence - how leading firms "learn faster" to remain ahead of their competitors and to drive priority setting.
  • People - how to select and hire A players and then avoid demotivating them.
  • Core Ideology - bringing your core values and core purpose alive to energize your employees and simplify your human resource systems.
  • BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) - aligning it with your business fundamentals.
  • Brand Promise - the key strategic decision that differentiates you from competitors i.e. "if you can't state your strategy in a sentence, you don't get it!".
  • X Factor - the 10 - 30 times advantage over competitors that helps you dominate your industry and block competitive response.
  • Annual and Quarterly Focus - the most critical short term decisions an executive team can make to drive alignment and performance.

Afternoon Session

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

The afternoon centers on execution, organized around the highly regarded one-page Rockefeller Habits checklist. Topics covered include:
  • Rockefeller Habits Checklist - ten essential habits that reduce the executive time needed to manage the business from 50 hours/week to less than 15 hours.
  • Meeting Rhythm - the daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual meeting rhythm and the specific agendas that make them effective and practical.
  • Metrics - the three types of metrics that drive the business on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Priorities - using daily, weekly, and quarterly themes to drive alignment and focus.
  • Organizational Structure - the three types of organizational charts and how to apply them to keep everyone accountable.
  • Themes - how to use them to make your priorities memorable and add energy to your organization.