Business Growth Resources
Tired of wasting hours digging for the materials you need to keep your business going strong? Here you’ll find books, videos, digital tools, and online resources to scale your business, grow your impact, and maintain enthusiastic customers.
If you aren’t sure where to start, book a chat with the team at Ralston Consulting, and we’ll help you determine the best way to move forward.
Metronome United - Metronomics and 3HAG Way
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Metronomics: One United System to Grow Up Your Team, Company, and Life
This is THE playbook for mid-market growth. Metronomics unites top business thought leadership with over twenty years of proven practical experience. The outcome is a prescriptive progressive growth system for every business.
In this book, you’ll learn how to build a high-performing business team that achieves superior results with ease, speed, and confidence. You’ll learn the practical progression that ensures your team is fiercely connected to your strategic execution system. No matter what level you and your team are at right now, Metronomics will meet you where you are—and grow with you to the next level and beyond.
The best-kept business secret for the past twenty years, Metronomics will allow your company to win your business Olympics every year, and as a leader, it will set you free.
The Metronome Effect: The Journey To Predictable Profit
Even the most well-intending business owners can find themselves struggling to maintain a consistent cashflow. This book by Shannon Byrne Susko teaches you how to create and implement a step-by-step process that will keep you on the path to predictable profit.
3HAG Way: The Strategic Execution System that ensures your strategy is not a Wild-Ass-Guess!
Without a 3 Year Highly Achievable Goal (3HAG), your company can’t reach its full potential. In this book by Shannon Byrne Susko, you’ll learn about a framework that takes the guesswork out of your strategy and ensures you and your whole team are confident in where you are going.
3HAG Way 8-part YouTube Video Series
In this 8-part YouTube series, learn from serial entrepreneur and author Shannon Susko how to apply the Metronome Strategic Execution System to your business. Videos are short, ranging from 4 to 14 minutes each, so you can easily watch them at your own pace.
Metronome Growth Systems Software
Metronome Growth Systems is a cloud-based business platform that helps CEOs, leaders, and business coaches drive growth using structured strategic planning. Easily access it on your cellphone, tablet, or desktop browser!
Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)
In this book by Verne Harnish, you’ll learn how to align everyone in your organization—from frontline employees to senior executives—by focusing on the four major decision areas every company must get right: People, Strategy, Execution, and Cash.
Scaling Up Growth Tools
Download the basic tools you need to get started with BONUS reading lists! This site includes one-page tools for all the four major decision areas, including the One Page Personal Plan, Rockefeller Habits Checklist™, Cash Acceleration Strategies (CASh), and more.
Exponential Organizations (ExOs)
Exponential Organizations: Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it)
What separates high-performance organizations from those who fail to reach their full potential? Authors Salim Ismail, Yuri van Geest, and Mike Malone have identified 11 key characteristics of Exponential Organizations—and how you can use them to optimize your organization.
Exponential Transformation: Evolve Your Organization (and Change the World) With a 10-Week ExO Sprint
After you finish reading Exponential Organizations, turn theory into practical application with Salim Ismail, Francisco Palao, and Michelle Lapierre’s Exponential Transformation. This book enables organizations to speed up their transformation and overcome obstacles to success.
The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives (Exponential Technology Series)
Best-selling authors Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler put together this blueprint for business owners to prepare for how our world will change in response to the next ten years of rapid technological disruption, from AI and virtual reality to 3D printing and blockchain.
Quickstart Worksheets for Becoming an ExO
Download these 11 fillable PDFs, scan the introductions, and apply one of the experiments to your business or startup today!
- ExO Massive Transformative Purpose (MTP) Tool
- ExO Experimentation Tool
- ExO Canvas
- All 11 ExO Tools
Metronome Growth Systems - The Software for Implementing the 3HAG Way
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