Verne Harnish is the Author of Mastering The Rockefeller Habits, which has been endorsed by over 100 CEO's of mid-sized companies. I had the great pleasure of interviewing him for my Journey To Success BlogTalkRadio show. I have read the book and I really liked it. It gives practical and useable tips and strategies that all entrepreneurs can use to grow their business and maintain balance in your lives.
AMAZON DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:
What are the underlying handful of fundamentals that haven't changed for over a hundred years? From Harnish's famous "Mastering a One Page Strategic Plan" process that has been a best-selling article on the web to his concise outline of eight practical actions you can take to strengthen your culture, this book is a compilation of best practices adapted from some of the best-run firms on the planet. Included is an instructive chapter co-authored by Rich Russakoff, revealing winning tactics to get banks to finance your business. Lastly, there are case studies demonstrating the validity of Harnish's practical approaches.
Verne Harnish is founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and chaired for fifteen years EO’s premiere CEO program, the “Birthing of Giants” and WEO’s “Advanced Business” executive program both held at MIT.
Founder and CEO of Gazelles, a global executive education and coaching company, Verne has spent the past 30 years educating entrepreneurial teams. The “Growth Guy” syndicated columnist, he’s also the Venture Columnist for Fortune magazine.
He’s the author of Mastering the Rockefeller Habits which is endorsed by over 100 CEOs of mid-size companies and is published in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Serbian, Polish, Dutch, German and Spanish.
Verne, along with the editors of Fortune, has also authored The Greatest Business Decisions of All Times," for which Jim Collins wrote the foreword.
Verne also chairs annual Growth Summits in North America, Australia, Europe, and Latin America and continues to teach in the MIT-based executive program he founded and the “Taipan: Making of Asian Giants” program he co-chaired for 10 years.
He also led the first delegation of young entrepreneurs to Mainland China. Residing in Barcelona, Spain, he’s married with four children and enjoys piano, tennis, and magic as a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.