Vadim Kotelnikov    

Guiding Principles  Case Studies

Smart & Fast Evaluation of Any Proposed New Course of Action


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Your guiding principles will help you

stay on course, keep going, and make better and faster decisions.


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Establishing Fast Decision-Making Process

If you have a set of guiding principles, any proposed new course of action – company initiative, new product, or new direction – would need to answer only one question:

 – Does it fit our firm's guiding principles?

Value Mantra  Innompic Games icon  Case Studies

A value mantra is a 3-5 word shorthand encapsulation of your customer-focused intent.  Your value mantra must be a deeply resonant piece of your company's DNA and a core guiding principle for making strategic decisions... More

Why Guiding Principles?

Defining your beliefs and guiding principles is important to running a successful business.

Fast companies that have demonstrated the ability to sustain surge and velocity all have established sets of guiding principles to help them make quick decisions.

Abandoning bureaucratic procedures in favor of a practical, a down-to-earth list of guiding principles will help your company make the decision-making process much faster. Only one question will need to be asked of any proposed course of action: Does it fit our guiding principles?

Guiding Principles Defined

Guiding principles are the law that serves as a basis of reasoning and action, a personal code of conduct that leads, shows the way and directs the movements of your organization. Guiding principles are a broad philosophy that guides you organization throughout its life in all circumstances, irrespective of changes in its goals, strategies, type of work, or the top management.

A set of guiding principles has value and makes you faster only if the do the things this definition implies.

Living the Guiding Principles

A simple set of guiding principles for making decisions should be shared by everyone in the organization. They should be lived first and then enforced.

Case Studies Facebook

If people have access to more information and are more connected, it will make the world better; people will have more understanding, more empathy. That’s the guiding principle for Mark Zuckerberg and all other Facebook leaders that keeps them going... More