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Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Execution the Discipline of Getting Things Done
I am excited to bring you another wonderful book report from our guest reporter, Don Kardux, president of Business Navigators.
Twelve years ago Larry Bossidy and Ram Charam teamed up
to create an approach to “Getting Things Done” in the world of Business.
This excellent book explains their approach and focuses
on (in Part II) The Three Building Blocks of Execution and in Part II, The Three Core Processes of Execution.
They began, in part I, by establishing how important the
discipline of execution is and how without execution “breakthrough thinking
breaks down, learning adds no value, people don’t meet their stretch goals, and
the revolution stops dead in its tracks. What you get is change for the worse, because
failure drains the energy from your organization. Repeated failure destroys
They believe that the first building block is to clarify
the leader’s seven Essential behaviors.
your people and your business
clear goals and priorities
All of these platitudes’ are
of limited value unless clearly explained and they do in a very readable way.
The second building block is
to Create the framework for Cultural Change.
The third building block
summarizes the job you should never delegate ‘that is, having the Right People
in the right place.
These are great ideas but
without the “how” pretty worthless.
The ‘how’ begins in part III
starting on page 141 and now the book reveals its extraordinary value.
There are three ‘Core
In my view it doesn’t matter the size of your
organization. What Larry and Ram have to say applies whether you have three
people or three thousand.