STOPPING SHORT OF EXCELLENCEPresented by Jim Gitney, CEO of Group501Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEStopping Short Of Excellence2“Nothing can stop a man or woman with the right mental attitude from...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal3Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Hundreds ...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal4Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013The Brazi...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal5Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Dale Earn...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal6Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013No one wi...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal7Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Every one...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEIn Business, Who Are The Standard Bearers Of Excellence?8Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved ...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCELet’s Talk About Excellence9What Does Excellence Mean?Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 201...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEWhat Employees See10Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
VisionConsistencyMeeting ObjectivesAdded ValueSTOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESo, What Is Excellence?11Repeated Themes We Have He...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESo, What Is Excellence?12Excellence is Consistently Meeting Your Strategic ObjectivesGroup50® Con...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESome Facts13"Its a well‐established fact that organizations with formal strategy execution proces...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESome Facts14Because they haven’t thought through what is needed to consistently meet their strate...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEWhat Is Needed?15• Clearly articulated vision and strategies• An organization with the right mind...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEMindset:  Maslow Told Us What People Need 16Is there a similar model for Organizations?Group50® C...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs – A Model For Business 17Level 1 –Understanding and expectation setti...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs  ‐ Level 118Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Unders...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs  ‐ Level 119Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013 Use ...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs  ‐ Level 220Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Engage...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs  ‐ Level 221Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013 Ever...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs – Level 322Empowerment and Realization• Make continuous improvement e...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs – Level 323 Continuously re‐evaluate the performance of all business...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs – Reiteration 24Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEAsk Yourself The Following25• Do I know what the vision of the owners and senior leadership is?• ...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEAsk Yourself The Following26If the answers to any of these questions is “NO”, then your company i...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEGetting Started On The Road To Excellence27• Create awareness• Develop a plan to walk through eac...
STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEA Bit About Group5028• Group50 works with companies who want to consistently implement their stra...
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Organizations stop short of excellence because of a lack of a process for consistently meeting their strategic objectives, employee’s lack of awareness and not knowing what their role is in contributing to the attainment of strategic objectives. This presentation outlines a roadmap for organizations to be able to define a process for developing an organization that understands what their role is and how they are accountable to these objectives utilizing Group50’s Business Hierarchy of Needs ™.

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  1. 1. STOPPING SHORT OF EXCELLENCEPresented by Jim Gitney, CEO of Group501Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  2. 2. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEStopping Short Of Excellence2“Nothing can stop a man or woman with the right mental attitude from achieving a goal, nothing on earth can help a man or woman with the wrong mental attitude”Thomas JeffersonGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  3. 3. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal3Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Hundreds of people are required to do a successful climb to the summit of Everest
  4. 4. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal4Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013The Brazilian soccer team has won more world cup championships than any other team
  5. 5. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal5Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty have each won 7 NASCAR championships: more than anyone else
  6. 6. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal6Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013No one will forget these men and their clear understanding of what the goal was
  7. 7. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESuccessful Teams With A Focused Goal7Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Every one of these groups would view failing to meet their objectives as “Stopping Short Of Excellence”
  8. 8. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEIn Business, Who Are The Standard Bearers Of Excellence?8Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  9. 9. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCELet’s Talk About Excellence9What Does Excellence Mean?Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  10. 10. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEWhat Employees See10Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  11. 11. VisionConsistencyMeeting ObjectivesAdded ValueSTOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESo, What Is Excellence?11Repeated Themes We Have Heard So FarPutting these together can define excellence in the following way:Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  12. 12. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESo, What Is Excellence?12Excellence is Consistently Meeting Your Strategic ObjectivesGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013 Objectives focused on a long term vision with  components that define “from what”, “to what” and “by when”.
  13. 13. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESome Facts13"Its a well‐established fact that organizations with formal strategy execution processes dramatically outperform the rest, the issue however, is that less than 10% of the strategies effectively formulated are effectively executed.“John Kaplan, Harvard University“95% of a company’s employees are unaware of, or do not understand, its strategy.”John Kaplan, Harvard UniversityGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Why?
  14. 14. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCESome Facts14Because they haven’t thought through what is needed to consistently meet their strategic objectivesGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  15. 15. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEWhat Is Needed?15• Clearly articulated vision and strategies• An organization with the right mindset• A methodology that everyone understands and supports• A few basic skills• AccountabilityHow Does An Organization Get There?Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  16. 16. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEMindset:  Maslow Told Us What People Need 16Is there a similar model for Organizations?Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  17. 17. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs – A Model For Business 17Level 1 –Understanding and expectation settingLevel 2 – Engagement, development and securityLevel 3 – Empowerment and realizationGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  18. 18. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs  ‐ Level 118Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Understanding and Expectation Setting• Everyone, especially leadership, needs to understand the current state of the business• Clearly define the vision and key strategies for the business• Articulate the culture• Cascade goals related to those strategies to all stakeholders Employees, temps, contract workers, distributors, suppliers
  19. 19. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs  ‐ Level 119Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013 Use business strategies, vision and values as the litmus test for everything that is done
  20. 20. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs  ‐ Level 220Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013Engagement, Development and Security• Knowledge is a function of continuous feedback and learning• Hiring and compensation needs to be tied to consistently meeting objectives• Every individual needs to be provided with a chance to increase their skillset• Organizations should be designed around business strategies and processes
  21. 21. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs  ‐ Level 221Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013 Every organization must continuously upgrade the skillsets of their people and reward them for consistently achieving their objectives
  22. 22. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs – Level 322Empowerment and Realization• Make continuous improvement everyone’s focus• Provide tools for people to redesign processes they own to meet strategic needs• Utilize metrics and strategic need to judge what needs to be changed• Identify best practices when making changeGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  23. 23. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs – Level 323 Continuously re‐evaluate the performance of all business processes based on metrics and strategiesGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  24. 24. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEBusiness Hierarchy Of Needs – Reiteration 24Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  25. 25. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEAsk Yourself The Following25• Do I know what the vision of the owners and senior leadership is?• Are the strategies clearly defined in my company?• Is the company’s vision, strategies and values used as a litmus test for everything we do?• How do I contribute to these and am I accountable to them?Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  26. 26. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEAsk Yourself The Following26If the answers to any of these questions is “NO”, then your company isStopping Short Of Excellence!Group50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  27. 27. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEGetting Started On The Road To Excellence27• Create awareness• Develop a plan to walk through each level of the Business Hierarchy of Needs™• Begin the evolution to consistently meeting objectivesGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013
  28. 28. STOPPINGSHORTOFEXCELLENCEA Bit About Group5028• Group50 works with companies who want to consistently implement their strategic objectives by aligning the organization to those strategies, integrating them throughout the company and optimizing the end result• Organizations who want to consistently implement their strategic objectives can: Request this presentation to be made to senior leadership Schedule a one day workshop on developing a plan to achieve Excellence Request an audit of current practices to identify the areas of opportunityTo find out more, contact Jim Gitney at (909) 949‐9083.Email him at jgitney@group50.com or visit our website at www.group50.comGroup50® Consulting All Rights Reserved 2011 ‐ 2013

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