Vince Lombardi is arguably one of the greatest NFL football coaches in history and what he truly believed created a championship-team was mastering the fundamentals:
“Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist but football is only two things - blocking and tackling.”
Michael Jordan, also arguably the greatest NBA basketball player of all time, is a believer that no matter what you do in life, success is only possible when fundamental excellence serves as the foundation to every action.
“The minute you get away from fundamentals – whether its proper technique, work ethic or mental preparation – the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you’re doing.”
Today’s B2B landscape has changed dramatically in recent years making it more complex and incredibly competitive resulting, in business owners having to rethink how they grow their organizations in a once “price-driven” and “delivery of excellent customer-service” marketplace.
71 % of B2B customers are indifferent or disengaged with their current solutions provider. No one industry is immune from this circumstance. -Gallup Poll B2B Organic Growth 2016
Now more than ever, the practice and mastering of daily business fundamentals and principles, in lieu of searching for quick-fix solutions, will be critical. Over the course of a four-part blog series, I wanted to share some practical business fundamental strategies and steps that every business can begin to put into practice for achieving long-term growth and success. These will include:
At the end of the day, every company wants to succeed and hopes to create a “championship-level” organization, culture, and environment capable of generating year-over-year growth. This is a feat many organizations are challenged with because they don’t know where to begin. Borrowing legendary NBA Coach Phil Jackson’s words - “The ideal way to win a championship is step-by-step”.
Look for my next post in this four-part blog series that will include steps that can be taken to increase company growth and success that fall within Corporate Strategy.
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