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ABOUT LEAP AHEAD PROGRAM

Aligning Organisation to Drive Growth

Every crises also brings with it an opportunity, often not visible. Let this pandemic be your opportunity to build a better and sound business, that could thrive in the times to come.

The current crises has tested many businesses, and it has made many companies look vulnerable, while the actions and reactions might help in this short period of time, it’s a perfect opportunity for the businesses to put together a long term strategy to grow the business; leaders need to Re-imaging, Re-wire and Re-energise the company to build a stronger and much more resilient company.

If you are looking for new ideas and strategics to build a company on strong foundation that could leap ahead and thrive, then Leap Ahead program could serve you well.

THE PROGRAM

Growth Strategy Meets Culture!

Leap Ahead Program works on fundamental principles of growing a business — the principles that are true irrespective of industry or size of the company. The Leap Ahead program enables companies to implement best practices around 17 Growth Principles, that serve as a foundation layer to build a strong and resilient company — a company that is build to thrive and dominate the market place.

By getting the 17 Growth Principles right, the company builds a growth mindset also know as Growth Culture, where it is able to align everyone in the company towards driving faster business growth. The collective company thoughts, beliefs, actions are towards growing the company and it provides an unparalleled edge to the company as it competes and grows the business.

The 17 Growth Principles

Continuous Learning Culture

This growth principle could help company evolve from trainings to providing continuous learning, from learning management to focusing on learning experience, from dealing with standard content to creating curated and personalised content, ad-hoc learning assignments to developing current and future skills & competencies and many other areas that could support organisational growth objectives.

All-in Sales Culture

This principle could help company harness full potential of its workforce and channel it towards driving sales. The company could create systems and processes that can foster better collaboration among sales and non-sales teams. The non-sales teams would have enough reasons to work closely with sales team to drive numbers. The razor sharp focus on sales numbers could help put all hands on the deck, where everyone comes together to grow the company.

Vision, Mission and Purpose Culture

This principle could help company align itself better towards its vision, mission and values. The leadership and employees could fully understand the vision, mission and values of the company. Leadership lives & drives those values, that could create a company with purpose. The employees could discover purpose and meaning in their work and could result in bringing their best to work, where they strongly identify themselves with the company and it all results in driving faster growth.

Customer Success Culture

This principle could help company evolve from focusing on customer support to measuring and driving customer success. The strategies could help company convert its customers into loyal fans. The company could drive more revenue from its customer base, by retaining and acquiring more customers to sustain high growth rates as it would leverage deep customer analytics by understanding its customers better.

Recurring Revenue Culture

This principle could help company understand the importance of reducing focus on one time revenue model to doing more business with recurring revenue model, as fast growing companies are build on the foundation of recurring revenue principle. It could help company devise effective strategies that helps drive more recurring revenue thereby helping reduce customer acquisition costs, improve margins, create continuous cash flow and build a predicable business.

Leadership Culture

This principle could help company convert its employees into leaders; where everyone is accountable and takes decisions that is in the best interest of the company. This principle could help company evolve from the standard practices of meetings, reviews, carrot and sticks to drive performance leveraging EEMICA framework — that stands for Empower, Enable, Motivate, Inspire, Coach and Appreciate its employees that could lead to driving faster business growth.

Hire-and-Retain Right Talent Culture

This principle could help company strengthen its processes and practices around hiring and retaining right talent. From reactive hiring, company could move to proactive hiring, from making gut based decisions, it could move to taking decisions based on the data, from hiring that suits a manager to hiring that suits the company. This principle could also help company strengthen its talent retention practices and could greatly reduce friction typically associated with annual appraisal ratings, promotions and pay hikes.

Digital Culture

This principle could help company drive growth leveraging digital technologies. The leadership team instead of delegating digital initiatives could play key role in driving the digital initiatives that provides strategic advantage to the company. All the employees could understand the digital landscape better and could effectively use the latest technologies to stay ahead. The company would understand the importance of moving away from applications that add little value, to running on best of the breed applications that provide edge to the business and helps in driving faster growth.

#1 Product Culture

This principle could help company re-imagine their product strategy. The company could evolve from developing good products or solutions to developing #1 Products and Solutions. This principle could help companies develop more #1 products and continuously add them to their product portfolio. The strategies would help company look at its product road map closely and optimise it to create products that could add greater value to the company and its customers that provides unique competitive advantage and helps in driving faster growth.

Giving Back Culture

This principle could help company create better processes and policies around philanthropy and giving back programs. This principle could help strengthen the connect between company, employees and society. The company could move away from merely running some programs to coming across as a company that is serious about philanthropy, that stands for more than just making profits. The employees could play a key role in building a better world and all of it helps company drive faster growth.

Ideas and Innovation Culture

This principle could help company unleash a continuous wave of new ideas and innovations in the company. The strategies and processes could help capture ideas seamlessly from all its employees, and then process it further to its logical conclusion. The company would be able to bring in the required focus and rigour around creating new inventions and churning out patents constantly to stay ahead of the competition that helps in driving faster business growth.

Rewards and Appreciation Culture

This principle could help company create effective processes and systems to reward and appreciate its employees. The principle could help create a company driven by Empathy and Gratitude. The principle could also help company devise reward programs that encourages healthy competition and there is good level of participation from the employees to achieve the rewards, and it should keep them motivated and inspired that helps drive faster growth.

Story Telling Culture

This principle could help company drive better results leveraging the power of story telling. Company would be able to discover new ways of creating compelling conversation with its employees, customers, partners and other stakeholders. This principle could help company convert all its employees into powerful story tellers, that are able to bring in right stories at the right moments that helps in driving their message powerfully, to create an impact and it helps in driving growth.

Employee Success Culture

This principle could help company shift its focus from employee satisfaction to measuring and improving employee success. The principle could help companies create motivated, inspired and happy employees that do their best to help grow the company. The principle could help companies develop deeper relationships with its employees by converting them into stakeholders than just employees, that would support the organisational growth.

We Culture

This principle could help company create processes that brings together all its employees and it fosters greater collaboration among them. The employees could find right information faster by leveraging the collective wisdom and knowledge of the company to fuel the growth. This principle could help create a mindset in which the employee would put company first, team second and self interest third, to create a strong culture and high performing teams, to drive faster growth.

Design Thinking Culture

This principle could help company create effective products and solutions keeping end customer in mind. Company could greatly reduce the risk typically associated with creating anything new, be it products or processes. The principle could help company create products and solutions that are effective and provide superior value helping company achieve faster growth in the process.

Ecosystem Success Culture

This principle could help company develop strategies and processes to ensure their ecosystem consisting of partners are successful working with the company. The principle could help company focus on creating partners more as its extended employees than just external entities, resulting in better collaboration and results. The principle could help build right KPIs to measure and improve ecosystem success that helps drive faster business growth.

Why to implement Leap Ahead Program

For a business to grow, it needs to learn, unlearn, adapt, improvise, innovate, try new ideas and implement best practices in order to stay ahead, this program is aimed at agile organisations that are hungry for growth.

The 17 unique principles could become catalyst in company’s growth journey and it could result in improvements in many different areas. The program serves as a compass in the journey, as company aligns itself towards growing faster, in a consistent and predictable manner.

The Program offers immense possibilities to companies to try new ideas and implement best practices that could potentially result in huge returns over this investment.

Finally, doing same things would produce same results, companies need to do different things to achieve different results. This program is for the companies that believe that they can do much better than the current.

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