Scaling Up Tools And Resources

As a Certified Gazelles Scaling Up Coach and Business Growth Consultant, Jonathan Herps has access to the tools, frameworks and IP of the top business thought-leaders of the world. Jonathan uses and deeply understands the theory and practice of business growth leaders such as Verne Harnish, Brad Smart, Jim Collins, Patrick Lencioni and others. If you are a business leader who is looking to grow your business, then you will benefit from using scaling up tools such as the One Page Strategic Plan and Rockefeller Habits.

These internationally proven scaling up tools help business leaders make the critical decisions needed to grow and scale. When used and implemented well, these scaling up tools will have an immediate impact on the productivity of your teams and your business profitability. See below for the Rockefeller Habit Checklist, the One Page Strategic Plan and more scaling up tools and resources to help you grow your business.

Rockefeller Habits Checklist

10 Essential Habits Proven to Drive Net Profit

Over 40,000 businesses globally use Verne Harnish’s Scaling Up Framework. A cornerstone of the framework is the Rockefeller Habits Checklist. This checklist outlines the 10 essential habits proven to drive profitability and reduce the time is takes to manage a business. If you are a business leader who is looking to grow, download the checklist now to see how you can dramatically increase your profitability today.

Rockefeller Habits Checklist

One Page Strategic Plan

The Gold Standard In Business Growth Planning

The one page strategic plan is the gold standard in business growth planning. It provides businesses with a framework that details your corporate vision and provides a process to achieve that vision. Every business leader serious about growth should complete the one page strategic plan. This is a framework for business success and deserves attention, focus and time.

One Page Strategic Plan

More Business Growth Tools

To successfully scale your business, there are four critical decision areas that you must get right. This is a proven growth method used by thousands of growing companies globally. The four key decision areas are People, Strategy, Execution and Cash and there are business tools for each.


Do you have the right people doing the right things right inside your business? People issues can take up your time and energy leaving you with little time to manage your business. If you get your people decisions right, you are ready to grow. The following are the best business tools to help you to better manage your people.

Function Accountability
Process Accountability


Drive alignment, accountability and focus by getting your strategy right. A good strategy will create sustainable growth in revenue and gross margins. The goal is a simple think, plan, act, learn cycle of strategic planning. The following are the best business tools to help you to create a strong strategic plan.

Strengths Weaknesses Trends
Seven Strata
One Page Strategic Plan


Execution drives profit. The best businesses have stellar processes that run smoothly and consistently. By focusing on the key drivers to improve execution over time you will dramatically improve your profit and the time it takes to manage your business. The following are the best business tools to help you tighten your execution.

Who What When
Rockefeller Habits Checklist


Growth sucks cash. To grow fast and well, it is vitally important to develop a viable business model that addresses the levers of cash flow. By keeping cash flow top of mind, you can build a company that can self-fund its growth. The following are the best business tools to help you to create improve your cash flow and working capital.

Cash Acceleration Strategies
Power of One