Digital Articulation
Mastering Business: Leadership and Growth Hacks with Gord Smith

Mastering Business: Leadership and Growth Hacks with Gord Smith

Unlock Your Business Potential with Gord Smith: A Deep-Dive into Leadership, Strategy, Execution, Finance, Innovation, Branding & Metrics. Chapters: 0:00 Overview of Today's Episode

1:29 ArticulateTHIS! Theme

2:33 Why form Alta Consulting? (Gord's Backstory)

3:56 How do you help clients attract & retain top talent

5:46 How do you validate alignment to Core Values?

7:15 Why is a score card good for evaluating talent?

8:04 How do you reset the culture?

9:52 What does the culture test & talent assessment uncover?

11:54 How do you help Clients Develop a Winning Strategy?

12:17 What is a sandbox?

12:40 Understanding your core customer (Persona building)

14:50 IKEA dominating their Niche

15:40 Gords favorite client to work with

18:20 How do you balance between short term & long term vision ?

19:50 Metrics - Keeping the main thing, the main thing

21:20 Do you understand the cash conversion cycle? (Managing cashflow)

26:15 Investing in Growth vs Maintaining Stability?

27:27 How has increased interest rates and inflation impacted your clients?

29:07 How do you foster a culture of Innovation?

33:07 Risk Management & Stage Gating to help balance and accelerate innovation

36:50 Understanding Brand Promise, shifting risk from customers.

41:26 How do you ensure consistency across all touchpoints?

43:55 Metrics - What is a lead indicator?

44:40 How to predict the Product Development process?

45:40 Operationalize BHAG

51:40 Sales & Marketing accountable via the CRO

52:49 Gord's new book, and where you can connect with him

55:10 End/Outro

Join us as Gord Smith, the founder of ALTA Consulting, shares invaluable insights and strategies for optimizing your business growth.

Get ready to delve into the heart of business with the visionary Gord Smith, founder of ALTA Consulting. In this compelling interview, Gord shares a wealth of knowledge and practical advice, answering pivotal questions that could transform your business strategy.

Are you struggling to attract and retain top talent? Gord will walk you through his innovative methods. Want to develop and execute a winning business strategy? Gord has a treasure chest of techniques. Struggling to balance short-term goals with long-term vision? Gord's wisdom will enlighten you. But that's not all. Gord also shares his unique perspective on handling financial challenges, fostering innovation, creating a distinctive brand promise, and tracking performance indicators. You'll get to hear firsthand accounts of his experiences overcoming hurdles and his valuable lessons learned along the way.

So, gear up for an epic journey into business mastery with Gord Smith. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned professional, this interview is packed with powerful insights that can propel your business to new heights.

This is not just another podcast. It's a masterclass on business optimization with the seasoned expert, Gord Smith. Regardless of where you are in your business journey, this episode is set to deliver game-changing insights and strategies.

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Digital Articulation
Articulate This! is a podcast that explores the world of digital articulation, featuring interviews and discussions with the innovators, leaders, and businesses driving the new digital economy. Host Pat Stagliano uncovers the human side of digital transformation, revealing the individuals and teams responsible for the tools, tactics, and technologies shaping our digital world. With a focus on people who are doing important things with technology, the podcast aims to inform, inspire, and empower listeners to embrace the opportunities of the digital age. Tune in to explore the digital revolution