Tools for High Performance Management
Position Contract Template
Use this template to create high-performance job descriptions that clearly indicate the expectations related to the position, and to establish accountability.
Organization Chart Template
Use this template to create a visual representation of the broad accountabilities of every position in your company and their interrelationship.
Recommended Reading: Books for Business Owners and Leaders
Amazon lists over 2 million books on business and leadership. We’ll save you some time. Here are a few of the books we recommend to our clients.
What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
How Successful People Become Even More Successful
By Marshall Goldsmith www.amazon.com
Your hard work is paying off. You’re doing well in your business. But there is something holding you back. One of the world’s most respected executive coaches writes about the most common problems faced by the executives he coaches, the key beliefs of successful leaders and the behaviors that hold them back. Goldsmith outlines twenty such habits and provides a systematic approach for helping you avoid or change them.
The Breakthrough Principle of 16X
Real Simple Innovation for 16 Times Better Results
By Richard Koch www.amazon.com
From the author of the 80/20 Principle, this 44-page, easy-to-read booklet shows you how to become 16 times more effective. And who couldn’t use that? Also provides three breakthrough insights for running your life and your organization.
The Four Steps to the Epiphany
Successful Strategies for Products that Win
By Steven Gary Blank www.amazon.com
The greatest risk – and hence the greatest cause of failure – in all technology startups is not in the development of new product but in the development of customers and markets. Startups don’t fail because they lack a product; they fail because they lack customers and a proven financial model. This book is hard on the eyes, but well worth reading to discover the new Customer Development Model.