Published by Soundview Executive Book Summaries, P.O. Box , Concordville, Size and growth rate aside, these small giants share some very interesting. In business, it's grow or die. Or is it? In this eye-opening book, Inc. Magazine editor. Burlingham shows us a third way: the way of the Small Giants, companies . Download [PDF] Books Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big By - Bo Burlingham *Full Books*.
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Summary written by: Chris Taylor " For some entrepreneurs, the idea of an IPO or Acquisition is the reason for starting the business in the first place. Small Giants is not a book for these entrepreneurs. Which is to say that from atop his perch as Editor at Large of Inc. They engage exceptional employees who, in turn, provide exceptional customer service. These companies have particularly strong ties to their communities, rabidly loyal employees and customers that rave about them.
This can be tough when considerations of status and prestige come into play.
It can be an ego thing. We want relationships to be personal and real, not contrived. Handwrite letters and make the phone calls that are authentic.
Customers know they can count on us. Keeping the team small, relieved him of management chores and getting weighed down in the small things.
A small team can do way more fun, extracurricular things together and grow culture. Create curriculum and teach the principles of business for what works. The higher purpose should be woven into the fabric of the business.
A constant presence.
Then reminding the teammates in unexpected ways how much the company cares about them. Summary written by: Chris Taylor " For some entrepreneurs, the idea of an IPO or Acquisition is the reason for starting the business in the first place.
Small Giants is not a book for these entrepreneurs. Which is to say that from atop his perch as Editor at Large of Inc.
They engage exceptional employees who, in turn, provide exceptional customer service. These companies have particularly strong ties to their communities, rabidly loyal employees and customers that rave about them. The Big Idea The Big Idea: The biggest takeaway from the book The Three Imperatives "The difference between the small giants and everyone else lies in their refusal to let go of the passion and their success in keeping it alive. All 14 of these companies have become synonymous with excellence.
Tellingly, all three of those imperatives have to do with employee interaction: Share a Higher Purpose.
The mission is different for each organization, of course, but in all cases it rises above and beyond profits. Profits become a way to fuel the mission, not the ultimate end objective. Remind people in unexpected ways how much the company cares for them. They do not focus solely on financial ratios. They fulfill additional, new measurements of success, such as expanded community relationships and employment longevity.
The leaders of these firms have made the deliberate decision not to grow if that detracts from their other business or social goals. These small giants have a special quality. Having forged their own definitions of success, they create a buzz of excitement among their customers, suppliers and employees.
They pushed the borders of possibility as they shaped their companies. Along the Start getting smarter: Recommendation Some companies intentionally stay small so that they can be the best at what they do. In this summary, you will learn How a company can become a "small giant"; How specific small giant companies have achieved great things; and Which characteristics small giants have in common.
Summary Scaling Down Conventional wisdom says large public companies are the centerpiece of U.