Early takeaways from rereading Mastering the Rockefeller Habits by Verne Harnish

Posted October 27, 2021 in
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Connor DeLaney

"If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original."

Straight away, taking away a bunch from the first chapter: 
  • Quote from Doug Harrison: "If you can't afford the people to run the business for you, then all you have is a job, not a business."
  • Delegate efficiently and to the right people so the job gets done right.  Proper delegation isn't "get it off your plate", it's "put it on the right plate." (I tried with this analogy haha)
  • Educate your staff to understand the basics of running and managing your business, specifically when it comes to financial efficiencies like the cost of sale. This gives them ownership of how they contribute to it and helps the team focus on the right things.
Really good refreshers, would love to hear what else you've taken away from this book OR what other books you are rereading! :)   
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Kendall Guinn
Great takeaways! Did you enjoy this book? I have 3 audible credits I need to use! 
Connor DeLaney
Really enjoyed it the first time I read it! We were also implementing the Scaling Up methodology when I first read it so re-reading and seeing opportunities where we didn't do enough or really succeeded. It's very tactical (and a little dry) but if you're into business books, i'd highly recommend  Kendall Guinn !

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