Serial entrepreneur Creel Price is constantly asked if there was one thing that led to the extraordinary growth of his former company, Blueprint Management Group. To determine whether there really is one thing that fosters entrepreneurial success he analysed the growth factors in his own business, modelled the methods of the world′s greatest entrepreneurs and worked with thousands of business owners.
The result: a game–changing business formula that will transform your understanding of business and the role you play in it.
In this book you will discover:
- the one solution that enables you to work less and achieve more
- the one system that will fast track your business growth
- the one secret they don′t teach you in business school.
The One Thing to Win at the Game of Business is full of powerful methods, useful models, first–hand experience and an insightful pathway to achieving your business dreams.
This is an essential read for every entrepreneur or business owner wanting to take back control and regain passion for the game of business.
"Creel is the living, breathing definition of an entrepreneur."
Sir Richard Branson, Screw Business as Usual
Part I: Decisionship in theory 1
1 What is decisionship? 3
2 The anatomy of decisions 15
3 The entrepreneurial eye 23
Part II: Overview of the decision–making process 33
4 A powerful decision–making process 35
5 Step 1 of decisionship define 41
6 Step 2 of decisionship assess 63
7 Step 3 of decisionship decide 79
Part III: How to use foresight to build a solid decision–making foundation 89
8 The six lenses of clarity 91
9 The passion lens 99
10 The philosophy lens 115
11 The proficiency lens 127
12 The progress lens 141
13 The prototype lens 161
14 The plan lens 177
Part IV: How to use insight by focusing on the information you have at hand to make decisions in the present 187
15 Introducing the perpetual growth principles 189
16 Principle 1 reduce frictions 197
17 Principle 2 foster actuators 213
18 Principle 3 minimise mass 227
19 Principle 4 maximise balance 237
20 Perpetual growth principles in practice 247
Part V: How to use hindsight to develop perspective to reflect on your own results 253
21 Developing hindsight 255
22 Building a decision bank 265
Part VI: Decisionship in practice 275
23 Practising the art of decisionship 277
24 The decisionship accelerator 285
25 Decisionship in the real world 295
Appendix: the decisionship accelerator 315