Key frameworks

This section provides more details on the key frameworks embedded in our Business Ownership PlatformSM.

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Business Ownership PlatformSM

Defines the five critical content areas and skills integrated into our Business Ownership PlatformSM.

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Organizational AlphaSM

The incremental results and decreased risks utilizing GroundSwell’s Business Ownership PlatformSM.

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The Pyramid of Organizational DevelopmentTM*

Identifies the six financially predictive factors that drive organizational success and Organizational AlphaSM.

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Growing pains

The pains that exist when an organization’s revenue exceeds its existing people, resources, and systems.

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Stages of Organizational Growth*

Defines the predictive relationship between revenue and stage of organizational development in The Pyramid of Organizational DevelopmentTM*.

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The Pyramid of Management and Leadership DevelopmentTM*

The underlying critical management and leadership skills required to develop an organization’s infrastructure and create Organizational AlphaSM.

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Leadership MoleculeTM*

Identifies the three key leadership roles and five key functions that must exist to successfully stabilize, grow or transition any organization.

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Strategic planning

A systematic and flexible six step process that underlies how GroundSwellSM partners and invests in businesses and owner-managers.

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Pyramid of Strategy DevelopmentSM

Clarifies what matters in your industry and ultimately answers the question are you different than your competition. It also provides a method to create differentiation if you’re not.

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Time-driven activity-based costing

Budgeting based on time and cost that accurately predicts revenue and profits within 5%.

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Pyramid of Brand and Marketing DevelopmentSM

Clarifies the critical variables of an integrated brand and marketing strategy.

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Pyramid of Tech Stack DevelopmentSM

A systematic approach to assess, plan and implement the hardware & software you need.

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Inner OptimizationSM

Enables managers to be objective in their behavior and decisions and improve overall well-being.

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Intrapersonal TensegritySM

Defines five key integrated personal development areas vital to peak performance in business ownership.

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