Best-selling author Jason Jennings knows that speed is the ultimate competitive advantage. But in 2015, companies of all sizes still struggle to adapt quickly. They know it’s crucial to their future but need help to get everyone implementing speed and urgency at all levels.
Jennings and his researchers have spent years up close and personal with thousands of organizations around the world — figuring out what makes them successful in both the short and long term. The High-Speed Company reveals the unique practices of businesses that have proven records of urgency and growth. The key distinction is that they’ve created extraordinary cultures with a strong purpose, more trust and relentless follow-through. These companies burn less energy, beat the competition and have a lot of fun along the way.
Jennings shows how you can implement the same strategies that have made companies such as CoBank, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Grainger, Henry Schein, Google, and Johnson & Johnson great, including encouraging employees to make the right moves without hesitation, doing more to constantly innovate and bring in new customers, and being transparent about management decisions.
Breathe easier. Handle any hurdle. Get things done faster. That’s the way of the high-speed company. Jennings shows you how to build and sustain your own.
IN THIS SUMMARY, YOU WILL LEARN:
• The key traits of high-speed companies –– and why they outperform.
• How purpose drives high-speed companies.
• How to address the “immutable law of suckage.”
• Why high-speed companies are defined by stewardship.
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