BGP - Are YOU the biggest barrier to growth in your business? Guy Chatburn, Send Marketing and Alex Smith, Alara mentioned it FT article

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An article in the FT featured BGP work on the need for owner managers to work ON their business as well as IN it. Three BGP past participants were also featured.

The need for ambitious owner managers to work ON their business as well as in it - or, to put it another way, to make the transition from Hero to Strategist - is one of the core ideas of BGP. This article in the FT describes the concept of Heroes and Meddlers and features three BGP past participants who are dealing with their hero tendencies in different ways: Guy Chatburn of Send Marketing (BGP 2008), Alex Smith of Alara (BGP 2006) and David Macken of Systems Associates (BGP 2007).

You can download a document which describes the different roles - Artisan, Hero, Meddler and Strategist - and complete a short questionnaire to assess yourself at then select "Profile your business".

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