“RSPA Recommended Read” is a series of articles in which RSPA staff members share details from books we think would be helpful to leaders and aspiring leaders at VAR, MSP, ISV, and vendor member organizations.
Do you want to know the silver-bullet system Amazon, Intel, and Nike use to expand into new markets? Unfortunately, just like in most every other aspect of life, there is no silver bullet. But there is an underlying system these three high-growth companies utilize – it’s called the Flywheel, and you can build one for your organization after reading the Turning the Flywheel: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great by Jim Collins. This short, impactful guidebook accompanies Good to Great by Jim Collins, a the bestselling author frequently mentioned by the RSPA’s Jim Roddy in his annual list of Recommended Reading for SMB Executives.
Here are some of the most memorable passages from Turning the Flywheel: