Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business

In the entrepreneurial world there are three popular books that outline a full suite of strategies and techniques to efficiently run a company. Two of them have been discussed here previously: Mastering the Rockefeller Habits / Scaling Up and The Advantage (including the Six Critical Questions). Another, popular how-to startup book is Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business.

Here are the six key components from Traction that make up the Entrepreneurial Operating System:

  • Vision – Do they see what you are saying?
    • Answering the eight questions
    • Shared by all
  • People – Surround yourself with good people
    • Right people
    • Right seats
  • Data – Safety in numbers
    • Scorecard
    • Measurables
  • Issues – Decide!
    • The issues list
    • The issues solving track
  • Process – Finding your way
    • Documenting your core processes
    • Followed by all
  • Traction – From luftmensch to action!
    • Rocks
    • Meeting pulse

Entrepreneurs looking to run a more productive startup would do well to read the book Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business and implement the ideas.

What else? What are some more thoughts on the book Traction?

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