Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't is a management book by Jim C. Collins that describes how companies transition from being good companies to great companies, and how most companies fail to make the transition. The book (buy on Amazon) was a bestseller, selling four million copies and going far beyond the traditional audience of business books.
Collins identified several key characteristics in companies that made the leap from good to great.
Collins found that the main reason certain companies become great is they narrowly focus the company’s resources on their field of key competence.
In Episode 155: let's talk Tim Ferriss and his 4 Hour Work Week. Forget the old concept of retirement and all of those deferred-life plans–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race or earning a monthly...
Episode 154: Listener Favorite: We take inspiration from Admiral William H. McRaven and his best selling book, Make Your Bed. In 2014 he addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas, in a video which immediately went viral.
He shared 10 life lessons he had learned during his Navy...