THE STRATEGIC MINDSET ®   PROCESS Strategic Business Concept  Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franc...
Strategic Business Concept “ If everything is important, then nothing is.” -- Unknown Strategic Business Concept Copyright...
What is a Strategic Business Owner (SBO)? <ul><li>A SBO embraces leverage -- greater results with less time, effort & head...
What A SBO Is Not <ul><li>A  Strategic Business Owner  is NOT a: </li></ul><ul><li>Micromanager </li></ul><ul><li>Perfecti...
What A SBO Is Not <ul><li>A  Strategic Business Owner  is NOT a: </li></ul><ul><li>Micromanager </li></ul><ul><li>Perfecti...
Strategic MindSet Outcomes Employee CEO Reactive Proactive Doer Leader Tactical Strategic Prisoner Warden Blues  Happiness...
The Solution Starts in Your Mind <ul><li>Want greater freedom, flexibility, fortune and fulfillment? </li></ul><ul><li>The...
Control is an Illusion <ul><li>You are not in control, you are probably in denial or  prison </li></ul><ul><li>You can not...
The Strategic Business <ul><li>Properly designed or re-designed, your business should function practically without you </l...
Ultimate Business Goal <ul><li>To design a highly profitable business that runs smoothly, predictably and automatically wh...
Organization Chart Refresher <ul><li>Sketch your current organization chart (functions and people responsible): </li></ul>...
Organization Chart Refresher <ul><li>How many boxes do you own?  Visit regularly? </li></ul><ul><li>Your job is to create ...
Future Organization Chart <ul><li>Sketch your future business structure with you as CEO only and owning no other boxes: </...
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  • Quarter One Copyright 2002 by The Growth Coach
  • 2.06.10 Strategic Business Concept 0111

    1. 1. THE STRATEGIC MINDSET ® PROCESS Strategic Business Concept Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    2. 2. Strategic Business Concept “ If everything is important, then nothing is.” -- Unknown Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    3. 3. What is a Strategic Business Owner (SBO)? <ul><li>A SBO embraces leverage -- greater results with less time, effort & headaches -- works smarter, not harder </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focused, Effective, Productive, Strategic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Focuses on the entire business, not just the technical work of the business </li></ul><ul><li>Thinks and acts like a CEO, not an employee – STRATEGIC MINDSET ® and priority management system </li></ul><ul><li>Develops business plans, procedures and policies </li></ul><ul><li>Excels at leadership, not doer-ship </li></ul><ul><li>Leverages marketing and other peoples’ talents </li></ul><ul><li>Learns to let go – to trust their people & systems </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    4. 4. What A SBO Is Not <ul><li>A Strategic Business Owner is NOT a: </li></ul><ul><li>Micromanager </li></ul><ul><li>Perfectionist </li></ul><ul><li>Control Freak </li></ul><ul><li>Jack-of-all-trades </li></ul><ul><li>Workaholic </li></ul><ul><li>Dictator/Screamer </li></ul><ul><li>“ I’ll Do it Myself” Martyr </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on Technician </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    5. 5. What A SBO Is Not <ul><li>A Strategic Business Owner is NOT a: </li></ul><ul><li>Micromanager </li></ul><ul><li>Perfectionist </li></ul><ul><li>Control Freak </li></ul><ul><li>Jack-of-all-trades </li></ul><ul><li>Workaholic </li></ul><ul><li>Dictator/Screamer </li></ul><ul><li>“ I’ll Do it Myself” Martyr </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on Technician </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    6. 6. Strategic MindSet Outcomes Employee CEO Reactive Proactive Doer Leader Tactical Strategic Prisoner Warden Blues Happiness Surviving Thriving Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    7. 7. The Solution Starts in Your Mind <ul><li>Want greater freedom, flexibility, fortune and fulfillment? </li></ul><ul><li>The answer is not to shift into higher gear; it is to shift mindsets </li></ul><ul><li>Work from the inside out </li></ul><ul><li>You alone are the agent of change </li></ul><ul><li>You must endure some Short Term sacrifice (these coaching sessions!) for Long Term benefits </li></ul><ul><li>You must get strategic to get free and get happy </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    8. 8. Control is an Illusion <ul><li>You are not in control, you are probably in denial or prison </li></ul><ul><li>You can not control everything and everyone – you must leverage your people and resources </li></ul><ul><li>By trying to control everything, you: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create bottlenecks – YOU ! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk exhaustion/burn out </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit the growth and potential of your people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit the growth and potential of the business </li></ul></ul><ul><li>By yielding control, you gain greater freedom & results </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    9. 9. The Strategic Business <ul><li>Properly designed or re-designed, your business should function practically without you </li></ul><ul><li>It should run predictably, consistently and automatically whether you are there or not </li></ul><ul><li>It should be systems-dependent, not owner-dependent </li></ul><ul><li>Systems allow you to get consistent results through other people – that’s leverage!!! </li></ul><ul><li>You should run your business, it should not run you </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    10. 10. Ultimate Business Goal <ul><li>To design a highly profitable business that runs smoothly, predictably and automatically while you own it and worth a fortune when you sell it – a business on auto-pilot or cruise control </li></ul><ul><li>To achieve this goal, your business must become more self-managing and systems-dependent --- not owner-dependent </li></ul><ul><li>No one wants to buy a job, especially yours! </li></ul><ul><li>You must become a SBO – design the system and let your employees work it! </li></ul><ul><li>“ Build a Successful Company and Enjoy the Process” </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    11. 11. Organization Chart Refresher <ul><li>Sketch your current organization chart (functions and people responsible): </li></ul><ul><li>Circle those boxes you routinely touch </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    12. 12. Organization Chart Refresher <ul><li>How many boxes do you own? Visit regularly? </li></ul><ul><li>Your job is to create jobs, not work jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Your role is to define the boxes and how the work is to be done in those boxes (roles, responsibilities, standards, outcomes, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Hire people and train them on the work to be done – achieve clarity of expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Pay them to do their jobs, hold them accountable </li></ul><ul><li>Get out of their boxes!! </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
    13. 13. Future Organization Chart <ul><li>Sketch your future business structure with you as CEO only and owning no other boxes: </li></ul>Strategic Business Concept Copyright © 2002-2011 by GC Franchising Systems, Inc. Businesscoachmemphis.com All Rights Reserved
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