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Ruthless Execution: What Business Leaders Do When Their Companies Hit the Wall by Amir Hartman

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Chapter 2. Leadership: Strategic Recalibration and the Business Philosophy

 

“In good times it’s very easy to put the pedal to the metal and get all the growth you can. . . . It’s very easy to overlook the right moves that one has to make to guarantee a better long-term future for the company . . . There are times when the right strategy is probably to back off on current growth in order to have the company better positioned for the future.”

 
 --Lew Platt, Former Chairman and CEO, Hewlett-Packard

The Ruthless Execution Checklist

  1. Are we better at what matters to our customers?

  2. Are there key drivers that focus what we do and don’t do?

  3. Which strategic battlefields must we win?

  4. Are we spending the right amount in the right areas to win these battlefields? ...

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