A Curriculum & Community For Scaling Up Your Company and Yourself

Our Strategic Planning, Executive Roundtables, and Leadership Development programs, grounded in Verne Harnish’s Scaling Up Operating system, give CEO’s, business leaders and their teams access to proven best practices, tools and a curriculum that accelerates their business growth and drives accountability and alignment.

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Promoting Business Excellence

Build Lasting, Win-Win
Relationships

We value what can be created over the long haul and work to build lasting relationships with our clients, our alliance partners and our vendors. We strive for WIN/ WIN in everything that we do.

Leverage Our
Strengths

By recognizing our passion and strengths we know where we need to create alliances, develop systems or refer to others.

Communicate
Effectively

We work to ensure that everyone is on the same page regarding a company’s direction and goals, financial health and current priorities and “rocks”.  We’re never afraid to pick up the phone and have a fierce conversation to calibrate and ensure alignment.

Practice What
We Preach

We employ the same frameworks and methodologies that we teach because they are the best available. We also gain knowledge and confidence in the effectiveness of our approach, developing empathy for our client as we work to live up to our own search for excellence.

Don’t Re-Invent
the Wheel

We are a Best Practices organization, providing methodologies, resources, tools and expertise that ensure that our clients get the best results for their efforts and accelerate their progress.

Return on
Investments

We promise a return-on-investment to each of the people with whom we work – on their time and their money.

Testimonials

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Marcia O’Connor

“I get tremendous value from being a part of CEO Think Tank® including learning and growth for myself as a CEO as well as my team. I’m able to bring them to the events and speakers and appreciate the opportunity to grow with them.”

Chip McAteer

“We value the opportunity CEO Think Tank® gives us to speak with and learn from other entrepreneurs. The community has been incredibly important as we’ve grown to $100 million the past five years. And, Cheryl Beth can always be counted on to guide us and keep us on track and focused on our plan.”

Alix James

“Nielsen-Kellerman’s growth rate has accelerated significantly in the last seven years, with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) exceeding 12% and 2018 growth at 20%. And I’m confident we’ll double the company over the next few years. Our work with the Scaling Up tools and best practices that membership in CEO Think Tank® have brought to us have definitely contributed to that success!”

Karla Trotman

“CEO Think Tank® has given me the support and resources to pull through the last two years and given me the tools to grow my business. I have the ability to have accountability to my plan, access to thought-leaders who stimulate my thinking, and a community of like-minded leaders and a Coach who are there for me.”

Upcoming Events

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Think Tank Blog

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October 7, 2023

7 Leadership Lessons from John Ratliff

Standing room only!  That’s how popular our 10th Annual Growth Strategies Breakfast was early this month. I’m sure it was because our speaker, John Ratliff, the Founder and former CEO of Appletree Answers has broad appeal to entrepreneurs and business leaders. He’s also refreshingly honest and transparent in sharing his own successes and mistakes as a CEO.

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