Donald Trump; Google’s CEO; Leaders Lie; Free Viewing Aug 19
August 13, 2015
100 Fastest Growing Firms; Buyer Personas; Biggest Mistake; AUS/NZ Tour
August 20, 2015

5 “Hacks” for Scaling Up; Free Viewing Tomorrow; Dec 9 – 11 Raleigh Master Class

"…out-learning the competition"

HEADLINES: (NOTE: Oct 22 "Scaling Up User Conference" Postponed Until May 16)

Free Viewing: Geoff Smart's Who Course — save $99 – Aug 18 and 19 (several showings). Registration and details below, but first…

5 "Hacks" to Scale Up — Want the tools to make better decisions and to get things done? I've created 5 hacks to scale up your company through the end of the year!

Click here to get access to the following 5 short videos over the next 5 days.

  1. The Function of Marketing in Your Business.
  2. The Most Important Asset is Not in the Balance Sheet
  3. What You Hate Most Will Help You Win.
  4. Turn Your Sales People into Winners, Not Whiners.
  5. The Result… Laser Focus to "The Next Level"

Again, click here to get started with these 5 hacks – a way to stimulate your thinking as we approach Sept 1 and work kicks back into gear (for those in the Northern Hemisphere).

Scaling Up Master Class Dec 9 – 11, Raleigh — this 2.5 day course is limited to 15 teams that want to dig deep into the Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0) tools. It's primarily led by me (Verne Harnish, author of Scaling Up) along with Randy Nelson, author of The Second Decision and host for the workshop. Here's a link for more information.

Tomorrow Free Viewing — Who: The A Method of Hiring – How to Solve Your #1 Problem. Geoff Smart is Chairman & CEO of a management assessment firm for CEOs and investors and author of several Wall Street Journal and NY Times bestsellers. In this course, Geoff solves every manager's #1 problem: making hiring mistakes. Register Here for a FREE Course Viewing of Who: The A Method for Hiring on August 19th (multiple times). Register now to SAVE $99. Length: 97 Minutes. Language: English.


Scaling Up Business Growth Workshops 2015

Have Big Plans to Execute in 2015? Learn how to use the proven Rockefeller Habits 2.0 tools and strategies to scale up smarter.

Auckland – Aug 31, 2015
Brisbane – Sept 1, 2015
Melbourne – Sept 2, 2015
Sydney – Sept 3, 2015
San Francisco, CA – September 24, 2015 
Los Angeles, CA – September 29, 2015
Toronto, ON – September 29, 2015
Calgary, AB – September 29, 2015
Paramaribo, Suriname – September 29, 2015
Oklahoma City, OK – October 1, 2015
Nashville, TN – October 6, 2015
Seattle, WA – October 8, 2015
Richmond, VA – October 29, 2015
Las Vegas, NV – November 3, 2015
Waukesha, WI – November 3, 2015
Dublin, Ireland – November 4, 2015
Surrey, BC – November 20, 2015
Portland, OR – November 5, 2015
Washington, DC – November 4, 2015
Montreal, QB – November 5, 2015
Philadelphia, PA – November 10, 2015
Cedar Rapids, IA – November 11, 2015
Norton, MA – November 11, 2015
Austin, TX – November 12, 2015
Memphis, TN – November 12, 2015
Fort Myers, FL – November 17, 2015 
Colorado Springs, CO – November 18, 2015 
Indianapolis, IN – November 19, 2015
Dallas, TX – December 2, 2015
Denver, CO – December 2, 2015
San Diego, CA – December 15, 2015

Growth Summit Presented by FORTUNE
Dallas, TX – Oct 20-21, 2015


Interested in selecting a coach to help your company Scale Up? Check out this video explaining the "4+1 Rule of Thumb" for choosing the right coach.

TECHNOLOGY: Align Software knows before you do when someone needs to re-focus effort on the important. With Green, Yellow, Red pacing capabilities your team will know where they stand even before you do! Scale Up your Rockefeller Habits implementation with– on your computer and on your phone.

Better Book Club — What's your team reading? Increase your books read per team member. Easy, Proven, and in the Cloud at

Verne Harnish
Verne Harnish
Verne Harnish is founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and chaired for fifteen years EO’s premiere CEO program, the “Birthing of Giants” and WEO’s “Advanced Business” executive program both held at MIT. Founder and CEO of Gazelles, a global executive education and coaching company with over 150 coaching partners on six continents, Verne has spent the past three decades helping companies scale-up. The “Growth Guy” syndicated columnist, he’s also the Venture columnist for FORTUNE magazine. He’s the author of Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0); Mastering the Rockefeller Habits; and along with the editors of Fortune, authored The Greatest Business Decisions of All Times," for which Jim Collins wrote the foreword. Verne also chairs FORTUNE Magazine’s annual Leadership and Growth Summits and serves on several boards including chairman of The Riordan Clinic and the newly launched Geoversity. He is an investor in many scale-ups. A father of four, he enjoys piano, tennis, and magic as a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.