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Reviewed by Vernita Naylor for Readers' Favorite
First there was Verne Harnish’s Best Seller: Mastering the Rockefeller Habits Scaling and now, after 12 years, Verne has revised the first book with Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't (Rockefeller Habits 2.0). Verne highly recommends that you read the first book before you embark on this latest one, Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't. In doing so, this will help you to minimize the learning curve of the material contained in the book. It’s power-packed with a wealth of information as to how companies such as Starbucks and Apple were able to scale up their companies. Verne offers case studies, charts, plans, and principles that companies have created within their companies to obtain their desired outcome. Business owners, leaders, and CEOs make several business decisions whether they are home based or Fortune 500. They all have four basics in common: people, strategy, execution, and cash.
Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't by Verne Harnish is developed as if Verne was your coach and the book is your training manual. In using the resources, the reader is challenged and learns how to best overcome the barriers they may encounter as they scale their business. The case studies add an element in displaying how successful businesses view, manage, and improve their internal business processes. Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't by Verne Harnish is equipped to help the business owner analyse how people, strategy, execution and cash affect the growth of their business.