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Establish a Relentless Growth Attitude
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Growth Attitude Defined

Growth  attitude is a synergy of a daring and inspiring shared vision, a burning desire to make a big difference, intrapreneurial mindset, advanced skills, passion for continuous learning forward, courage to take bold entrepreneurial Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book actions and pursue high-promising opportunities, ability to make smart strategic decisions Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book quickly, and persistence that helps people conquer diverse enemies on their way to outstanding success.

The Role of Growth Attitude

This attitude establishes a context within which new managers lead by setting direction, creating enterprise growth strategies Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book and business design, securing resources, defining organization architecture, and ensuring that learning occurs. The Growth Attitude is essential in order to overcome the stagnation of operations and the complacency that naturally occurs as firms age.  >>>



Six Guiding Principles

that Leaders Employ to Spread the Relentless Growth Attitude

Create a communicate a strategic intent. Cultivate a burning desire to stand out from competition, move forward quickly, and create change Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book  proactively.

Create an Inspiring  Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book and questioning culture of creative dissatisfaction.

Focus externally, spot trends, discover opportunities, anticipate change. Get everyone looking both inside out and outside in.

Flatten the organization, empower employees, blur boundaries with open, high-velocity information, and build cross-functional Synergies Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book.

Promote people who are passionate Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book about their work and customersmotivate them through a significant stake in the game

Set Stretch Goals, make smart decisions quickly, and make them work by taking action and learning from feedback.


Leading Innovation with a Growth Attitude

Establishing an attitude of relentless growth is what enables an organization and its people to achieve their strategic intent and stretch goals. The spirit of relentless growth keeps fresh ideas flowing and reinvigorates your company.

The Relentless Growth Attitude establishes a context within which corporate executives lead by setting direction, creating strategy, securing resources, defining organization architecture, and ensuring that learning occurs. The Growth Attitude should start at the top and work its way down your organization.

Energize Employees

10 Rules for Building a Great Business

Create a Winning Organization Download PowerPoint presentation, pdf e-book, Cultivate leaders, create hot teams, inspire, energize, and empower employees. Create an adaptive organization. Build a growth culture. Search for synergies. Leverage diversity... More


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Silicon Valley

Valley leaders constantly lean into the future. What counts is the future, which is your only chance of survival. Valley products life cycles are as short as six months in length. This environment literally demands innovation and speed. Without it, you don't grow, and if you don't grow, you die. Relentless growth is a requirement, not a choice.

The growth attitude establishes a context within which Silicon Valley executives lead by setting direction, creating vision and strategy, structuring resources defining organizational architecture and ensuring that continuous learning occurs.

In the Valley, you'll find a different tone and attitude about growth than you'd find elsewhere. "Part of it is a texture and pace to conversations that shows up in meetings and hallway conversations. Another element is the willingness to make a decision a click or two quicker than you might expect it. What stands out is a 'go for it' orientation that's buttressed by confidence – and a healthy dose of fear that if you don't get going now, the chances of being passed by someone else are very real. This attitude reflects the economic realities of life in Silicon Valley," writes Christopher Meyer, the author of Relentless Growth... More

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Create the Mindset of Growth3

Leaders of growth companies work as hard at transforming the thinking of their organizations as they do anything else. Enlarge the scope of your business activities by defining and meeting new needs that change is always generating:

  1. Start with insatiable curiosity about the world's needs.

  2. Don't accept the limits of existing products and existing markets.

  3. Quest endlessly for new opportunities to expand beyond these artificial boundaries.

Inspirational Leadership

10 Roles

  1. Make relentless innovation a religion... More

Creative Leadership DOs and DON'Ts

Innovation Jazz

11 Practice Tips

  1. Provide strategic alignment. Create an inspiring vision and launch a crusade. Link the innovation strategy with corporate vision, goals, objectives, and strategy. Develop a strategic innovation roadmap to choose and do the right things... More

5 Strategies for Creating a Culture for Innovation

10 Roles of an Inspirational Leader

  1. Help people connect their personal goals to business goals. Leadership is essentially about helping people to achieve a better life. An important measure of your own success as a leader is the success of your followers. Talented and empowered employees are the prime ingredient of organizational success and they need to be able to lead themselves. Provide strategic alignment and be a coach to your people to help each of your followers to develop into an effective self-leader. Establish an attitude of relentless growth to enable your organization and people to achieve their stretch goals... More

Innovation Is Love

Value innovation is actually a very simple phenomenon.

Innovation is about Love: do what you love to do, and love your customers.

If you love your work and strive to make your customers – your loved ones –  as happy as possible, you’ll be creating wonderful things for them – continually and passionately... More




"My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there." ~ Charles Kettering





  1. "Relentless Growth", Christopher Meyer

  2. "Radical Innovation", Harvard Business School

  3. "Every Business is a Growth Business", Ram Charan and Noel. M. Tichy

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