Jim Collins Top 10 List

Jim Collins’ Top 10 List — Jim led a highly insightful 3 hour opening session at last week’s Fortune Leadership Summit in Atlanta (and beamed to 9 locations around the globe). He capped it off with a top 10 list for growth firms:

Change “what” questions to “who” questions
Double your question to statement ratio
Embrace the “Stockdale Paradox” – keep getting up when knocked down
Discover your personal “hedgehog” – what are you both passionate about and best at
Be clear your Core Values, Purpose, and BHAG
Establish a 20 Mile March
Create a “Stop Doing” list
Turn-off electronic gadgets one day every two weeks
Focus on getting a huge return on your next “luck event.”
Strive to be useful (would the world miss you if you/your company was gone?)