INTRODUCING THE
DELIBERATE GROWTH
FRAMEWORK
Lincoln Murphy, Founder
Sixteen Ventures
100% of the time, the biggest
barrier to progress - traction,
growth, etc. - is NOT being
DELIBERATE.
Deliberate =
“done consciously and
intentionally”
http://sixteenventures.com/
Customer
Success
Desired
Outcome
Eliminate
FOMO
Ideal
Customer
Deliberate Growth Framework
Get Deliberate
http://sixteenve...
Deliberate Growth Framework
Customer
Success
Desired
Outcome
Eliminate
FOMO
Ideal
Customer
Get Deliberate
http://sixteenve...
Why Get Deliberate?
• Throwing a bunch of stuff at the wall and
seeing what sticks is for amateurs
• It wastes time, resou...
Question!
How many of you believe that,
given enough time, money, and
resources, anything is possible?
Deliberate Growth F...
HAND RAISING CLINIC!
Why Get Deliberate?
• Grow because of – not in-spite - of your
efforts
• No More Sloppy Progress!
Deliberate Growth Framew...
Sloppy Progress
• Accepting any growth as good growth
• Focusing on Vanity Metrics
• Seeds of Churn are Planted Early
Deli...
Deliberate Growth Framework
Churn = Bad
http://sixteenventures.com/
Deliberate Growth Framework
Customer
Success
Desired
Outcome
Eliminate
FOMO
Ideal
Customer
Get Deliberate
http://sixteenve...
Question!
How many of you had heard of
Customer Success before
today?
Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.c...
Question!
How many of you have
implemented Customer Success
in your business?
Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenve...
customer success =
“Your customer achieving
their Desired Outcome
through their interactions with
your company.”
Deliberat...
Customer Success
Management = “Proactively
managing the process of your
customers achieving their
Desired Outcome”
Deliber...
Customer Success is Hot
Deliberate Growth Framework
• Part of the SaaS Business Model now
• Driver of Customer Lifetime Va...
When to do Customer Success?
Deliberate Growth Framework
• Before you Launch (or Now)
• Churn Kills
• Company Value
• Mora...
When to do Customer Success?
Deliberate Growth Framework
• Only Acquire Customers with Success Potential
• Technical Fit
•...
Deliberate Growth Framework
Customer
Success
Desired
Outcome
Eliminate
FOMO
Ideal
Customer
Get Deliberate
http://sixteenve...
What is Desired Outcome?
Deliberate Growth Framework
• What they want to achieve through their
interactions with your comp...
The Success Gap
Deliberate Growth Framework
• Their Desired Outcome may only be
achieved outside of your product
• The bes...
Protip: How to use Desired
Outcome in your Marketing
Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
“Enter the conversation
already taking place in
your customer’s mind.” –
Robert Collier
Deliberate Growth Framework http:/...
“Enter the conversation
already taking place in
your customer’s mind.” –
Robert Collier, c1937
Deliberate Growth Framework...
Success = Their Desired Outcome
http://sixteenventures.com/
Success = Their Desired Outcome
http://sixteenventures.com/
Deliberate Growth Framework
Customer
Success
Desired
Outcome
Eliminate
FOMO
Ideal
Customer
Get Deliberate
http://sixteenve...
Question!
How many of you know what
FOMO means?
Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
What is FOMO?
Deliberate Growth Framework
• Fear of Missing Out
• “… we must sign that customer no matter what”
• “… ‘go w...
Question!
How many of you have
experience FOMO before?
Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
http://sixteenventures.com/
The Reality of FOMO
Deliberate Growth Framework
• You ARE missing out by not focusing
• Real, Actionable Insights
• It’s b...
Deliberate Growth Framework
Customer
Success
Desired
Outcome
Eliminate
FOMO
Ideal
Customer
Get Deliberate
http://sixteenve...
Question!
How many of you have
developed an Ideal Customer
profile?
Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
What is an Ideal Customer?
Deliberate Growth Framework
The customer type that – over a strictly-
defined time frame - you ...
Ideal Customer Profile Framework
Goal + Time + Maturity
= Situation
http://sixteenventures.com/
Deliberate Growth Framework
Ideal Customer Profile
Ready
Willing
Able
Success Potential
Acquisition Efficiency
Expansion P...
Ideal Customer Profile Framework
Ideal Customer
Profile
Ready
Willing
Able
Success Potential
Acquisition Efficiency
Expans...
Ideal Customer Profile Framework
Situation DETERMINES Success
How are you doing 30-days in? On your way to the 90-day goal...
Ideal Customer Profile is Powerful
Deliberate Growth Framework
• Deliberate Customer Acquisition!
• Generally you can only...
Is this just Persona Mapping?
Deliberate Growth Framework
• No.
• Persona mapping comes AFTER you’ve
identified your Ideal...
Deliberate Growth Framework
Customer
Success
Desired
Outcome
Eliminate
FOMO
Ideal
Customer
Get Deliberate
http://sixteenve...
@lincolnmurphy
Lincoln Murphy, Founder
Sixteen Ventures
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When it comes to growing a startup, there is only one proven, repeatable method and that is getting deliberate!

This slide deck introduces the Deliberate Growth Framework for startups and includes Customer Success, Desired Outcome, FOMO, Ideal Customers.

Deliberate Growth Framework for Startups

  1. 1. INTRODUCING THE DELIBERATE GROWTH FRAMEWORK Lincoln Murphy, Founder Sixteen Ventures
  2. 2. 100% of the time, the biggest barrier to progress - traction, growth, etc. - is NOT being DELIBERATE.
  3. 3. Deliberate = “done consciously and intentionally” http://sixteenventures.com/
  4. 4. Customer Success Desired Outcome Eliminate FOMO Ideal Customer Deliberate Growth Framework Get Deliberate http://sixteenventures.com/
  5. 5. Deliberate Growth Framework Customer Success Desired Outcome Eliminate FOMO Ideal Customer Get Deliberate http://sixteenventures.com/
  6. 6. Why Get Deliberate? • Throwing a bunch of stuff at the wall and seeing what sticks is for amateurs • It wastes time, resources, energy, money, etc. Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  7. 7. Question! How many of you believe that, given enough time, money, and resources, anything is possible? Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  8. 8. HAND RAISING CLINIC!
  9. 9. Why Get Deliberate? • Grow because of – not in-spite - of your efforts • No More Sloppy Progress! Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  10. 10. Sloppy Progress • Accepting any growth as good growth • Focusing on Vanity Metrics • Seeds of Churn are Planted Early Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  11. 11. Deliberate Growth Framework Churn = Bad http://sixteenventures.com/
  12. 12. Deliberate Growth Framework Customer Success Desired Outcome Eliminate FOMO Ideal Customer Get Deliberate http://sixteenventures.com/
  13. 13. Question! How many of you had heard of Customer Success before today? Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  14. 14. Question! How many of you have implemented Customer Success in your business? Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  15. 15. customer success = “Your customer achieving their Desired Outcome through their interactions with your company.” Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  16. 16. Customer Success Management = “Proactively managing the process of your customers achieving their Desired Outcome” Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  17. 17. Customer Success is Hot Deliberate Growth Framework • Part of the SaaS Business Model now • Driver of Customer Lifetime Value (LTV) • Longer Lifetime • More Revenue • Second Order Revenue http://sixteenventures.com/
  18. 18. When to do Customer Success? Deliberate Growth Framework • Before you Launch (or Now) • Churn Kills • Company Value • Morale • Total Addressable Market http://sixteenventures.com/
  19. 19. When to do Customer Success? Deliberate Growth Framework • Only Acquire Customers with Success Potential • Technical Fit • Functional Fit • Experience Fit • Support Fit http://sixteenventures.com/
  20. 20. Deliberate Growth Framework Customer Success Desired Outcome Eliminate FOMO Ideal Customer Get Deliberate http://sixteenventures.com/
  21. 21. What is Desired Outcome? Deliberate Growth Framework • What they want to achieve through their interactions with your company • Required Outcome + Appropriate Experience http://sixteenventures.com/
  22. 22. The Success Gap Deliberate Growth Framework • Their Desired Outcome may only be achieved outside of your product • The best companies understand & bridge this gap http://sixteenventures.com/
  23. 23. Protip: How to use Desired Outcome in your Marketing Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  24. 24. “Enter the conversation already taking place in your customer’s mind.” – Robert Collier Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  25. 25. “Enter the conversation already taking place in your customer’s mind.” – Robert Collier, c1937 Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  26. 26. Success = Their Desired Outcome http://sixteenventures.com/
  27. 27. Success = Their Desired Outcome http://sixteenventures.com/
  28. 28. Deliberate Growth Framework Customer Success Desired Outcome Eliminate FOMO Ideal Customer Get Deliberate http://sixteenventures.com/
  29. 29. Question! How many of you know what FOMO means? Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  30. 30. What is FOMO? Deliberate Growth Framework • Fear of Missing Out • “… we must sign that customer no matter what” • “… ‘go wide’ … don’t narrow your focus” • “… take that custom dev …” http://sixteenventures.com/
  31. 31. Question! How many of you have experience FOMO before? Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  32. 32. http://sixteenventures.com/
  33. 33. The Reality of FOMO Deliberate Growth Framework • You ARE missing out by not focusing • Real, Actionable Insights • It’s better to not sign a customer who’s a bad fit now and possibly sign them later when they are a good fit http://sixteenventures.com/
  34. 34. Deliberate Growth Framework Customer Success Desired Outcome Eliminate FOMO Ideal Customer Get Deliberate http://sixteenventures.com/
  35. 35. Question! How many of you have developed an Ideal Customer profile? Deliberate Growth Framework http://sixteenventures.com/
  36. 36. What is an Ideal Customer? Deliberate Growth Framework The customer type that – over a strictly- defined time frame - you will dedicate Sales and Marketing Resources to acquire. http://sixteenventures.com/
  37. 37. Ideal Customer Profile Framework Goal + Time + Maturity = Situation http://sixteenventures.com/
  38. 38. Deliberate Growth Framework Ideal Customer Profile Ready Willing Able Success Potential Acquisition Efficiency Expansion Potential Advocacy Potential http://sixteenventures.com/
  39. 39. Ideal Customer Profile Framework Ideal Customer Profile Ready Willing Able Success Potential Acquisition Efficiency Expansion Potential Advocacy Potential Situation http://sixteenventures.com/
  40. 40. Ideal Customer Profile Framework Situation DETERMINES Success How are you doing 30-days in? On your way to the 90-day goal? http://sixteenventures.com/
  41. 41. Ideal Customer Profile is Powerful Deliberate Growth Framework • Deliberate Customer Acquisition! • Generally you can only test tactics; this allows you to test customers • Kills FOMO because it’s temporary http://sixteenventures.com/
  42. 42. Is this just Persona Mapping? Deliberate Growth Framework • No. • Persona mapping comes AFTER you’ve identified your Ideal Customer • Personas are different depending on customer type http://sixteenventures.com/
  43. 43. Deliberate Growth Framework Customer Success Desired Outcome Eliminate FOMO Ideal Customer Get Deliberate http://sixteenventures.com/
  44. 44. @lincolnmurphy Lincoln Murphy, Founder Sixteen Ventures

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