Four Questions For Finding Multipliers

I have a formula that anyone can use to discover the multipliers in their business or their life. It starts with looking at any activity and asking yourself four questions:

1. Is there a way we can do this 10 times faster?
2. Is there a way we can do this 10 times easier?
3. Is there a way we can do this 10 times cheaper?
4. Is there a way we can do this to get 10 times the result?
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Your Factory-Installed Multiplier

I like having a big company. Many fun and exciting possibilities open up at this level. The only challenge is that I don’t like the feeling of big companies. I don’t like bureaucracy.

So how do you run a growing company yet keep the feeling of a small company?… Read more

Millions Of Small Solutions

Over the next 10 to 20 years, one of the biggest areas to get hit in the marketplace will be the public sector. There’s a real value to service, but what this value looks like is going to change dramatically, and the answer to our needs won’t be what most people want — which is one big solution. That’s going to disappoint some people. For others, it will be a great multiplier opportunity.… Read more

Why You Don’t Have To Fear Imitators

There’s a story about World War II that I like. It may or may not be true, but it illustrates a good point.

The Second World War was tremendously costly to the Russians, and as the war went on, they were forced to reach further and further out for conscripts, even toward the Pacific, into Mongolia. They put young Mongolian men onto trains, moved them across the continent, and sent them to fight in Germany.… Read more

The Multiplier Effect of Operating Systems

As you’ve probably gathered, I’m enjoying my iPad. In fact, we use Apple computers throughout Strategic Coach’s three offices. I’m a big fan of Apple’s operating systems because they’re just so easy to use.

As you’ve probably gathered, I’m enjoying my iPad. In fact, Strategic Coach uses Apple computers throughout our three offices. I’m a big fan of Apple’s operating systems because they’re just so easy to use.

This ease of use in itself has a multiplier effect: All sorts of individuals now make websites, movies, songs, photo albums, and podcasts who never would have considered doing such things before, just because these computers make it so easy to be creative.… Read more