Scaling Up

The WhirlWind Stash: Where Cash Flow is the Oxygen for a Company’s Survival

“The three most dreaded words in the English language are ‘negative cash flow’.” -David Tang The last section in the “Scaling up: How a Few Companies Make it…and the Rest Don’t” by Verne Harnish, detonates typical assumptions about the role of cash in a business. Harnish  notes that “Growth sucks cash” and he illustrates a […]

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Executing the WhirlWind Way

“Imagine if all members of your team could independently and confidently wing it in their roles in a way that you knew would be consistent with the company culture and objectives.” This quote on page 176 of “Scaling up: How a Few Companies Make it…and the Rest Don’t” by Verne Harnish is at the heart […]

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Scaling in (a) WhirlWind

The Vision and Quest Two years ago, we embarked on a WhirlWind journey to achieve our Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAGs). Our Painted Vision, facilitated by Dan Lionello of Painted Picture, includes reaching the 12 million dollar landmark by end of 2017 and by 2021 successfully transitioning from CEO to Chairman of Board of Directors […]

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