80/20 Growth Strategy Assessment

Where does your organisation rank relative to your competitors? Score your company's current growth strategy against your peers, learn where you are out-performing, on a par or under-performing relative to your peers. Our observation is that meaningful improvements in your growth strategy will come from no more than 20% of your strategy. That requires a commitment to identify and tackle those issues in a very brief time period.

Rank your business 0 to 5 for each of the statements below. After completing the survey simply press the Score button to find your total score and what it means for you and your company.

TRANSPARENT OBJECTIVES

  • Clear Direction. We have a clear and unambiguous future picture of the organisation that our employees, customers and suppliers could easily recite.

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  • Planned Journey. The journey to our desired future state from the status quo clearly articulates what needs to change, to be added or removed, why and provides a compulsion to act now.

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  • Easy to Conform To. Our people can easily translate the strategic objectives into their daily activities, adjust and adapt as required, and view them as a positive force.

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MEASURING SUCCESS

  • Strategy Evaluation. We continually assess where we are at on the journey toward accomplishing our future vision of the business, beyond the profit and loss statement.

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  • Marketing Evaluation. We are able to implicitly understand the causes of our customers' current and future needs such that we can confidently predict the expansion, and profitability potential, our market positioning and rapidly create new needs for them.

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  • Customer Relationships Evaluation. We can identify the causes of our success driving increased repeat business, lowering customer acquisition overheads, and generating a larger pool of attractive referral opportunities, such that we can make those strengths even more productive.

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  • Finances. We can quickly assess our current success and failure generating the cash, investment and debt to support our current needs and the future needs of our growth strategy.

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  • Physical and Human Resources Evaluation. We are quickly able to evaluate our success in acquiring the physical assets, attracting and retaining the appropriate levels of human resources, and making them increasingly productive in support of the growth strategy.

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GROWTH STRATEGY IN ACTION

  • Leadership Supportive. We have top executives who visibly lead with consistent actions and behaviour in support of the strategic direction.

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  • Inclusive Approach. We actively involve all our employees in support of our growth strategy's goals.

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  • Communication is Empowering. Our communications and actions supporting the growth strategy give real power and encourage employees to make decisions that impact their daily lives and work environment without fear of failure.

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  • Accountability at All Levels. Accountability for the success of our growth strategy resides at all levels of the organisation.

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  • A Simple Set of Priorities. Action plans in support of the growth strategy revolve around a small number of priorities that must get done.

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  • Commitment to Innovation. We actively encourage, reward and recognise innovative ideas and behaviour, not just problem solving, in support of our growth goals.

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  • Organisational Behaviour. We are consistent in victory and defeat in support of our growth strategy goals.

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  • Exploiting Success. When nearing the "finishing line", we are actively planning to demonstrate success, capitalise on our strengths and look for new growth opportunities that catapult us to new performance levels, not merely satisfied with past success.

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