According to the author of Good to Great and Built to Last , Jim Collins, "Good to Great is not a sequel to Built to Last, but more of a prequel. Good to Great is about how to turn a good organization into one that produces sustained great results. Built to Last is about how you take a company with great results and turn it into an enduring great company of iconic stature." Good to great companies must be visionary for them to stand the test of time.
These companies can be built to last using the following guiding principles of a visionary company:
Garrett Smith graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in April of 2005. Since then he has been pursuing his life's dream of starting and owning his own business. Currently, Garrett resides in Salt Lake City Utah and works primarily as a web designer/entrepreneur. Garrett, an ardent booklover, created BookJive.com as a free book summaries wiki to help other booklovers communicate, discuss, and share invaluable information contained in the world's books.
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