Business Formation - Workshop

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Overview



We begin with a Business Seed ... but how do does it grow naturally?



Common Questions


I want to grow my business by...

  • "scaling" my business


  • hiring a new person


  • introducing a new product...service


  • changing how we make things


  • teaming with another organization



Natural Model of Formation (Growth)




  • Starts with a one cell...


  • then divides...


  • then specializes.


Living Business Framework



Living Business Framework




Leadership Systems



Systems for nurturing and growing the whole...

  • North...organizational mission...focus


  • Priorities...what we care about... a 3D Yield


  • Community and Culture... style and quality of relationships


  • Information...includes language, sharing, expression of what's imporatnt



Energy Flows



Energy feeding the whole...

  • Purpose...


  • Love...


  • Information...


  • Money...


... energy flows through relationships...connectedness and balance

Competency




  • Definition: Competency = Skills + Experience Applied



  • Types
    • Core ... essential for creating a yield
    • Supporting Network ...attorney, accountant, insurance


  • Learning is the way to Growth



Product / Service Development



  • Create and refine (creativity management)


  • 3D Yield


  • Prototype


  • Community solution focus



Operations



  • Making Products / Delivering Services


  • Process ... creation and refinement


  • Quality ... Deming version


  • Supplier Community relationship management


  • Community (internal)/ Human development ... whole person



Community Experience



  • Whole Experience... people, place, smell, sounds, feel, temperature, time, ...


  • 3D Yield is realized...becomes reality


  • "Customer Community relationship"