SHIFTPOINTS Recognizes 50 Exemplar Companies

Findings Packaged in Dave Ramos' new book: "Drive One Direction - How to Unleash the Accelerating Power of Alignment"

​​​​​​​​Dave Ramos, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of SHIFTPOINTS, studied over 300 companies, interviewed over 100 chief executive officers and came to one conclusion:

Alignment is the Ultimate Competitive Advantage.

Dave has packaged his finding in his new book, Drive One Direction - How to Unleash the Accelerating Power of Alignment. The book features case studies of 50 exemplar companies.

"While no company is perfect, each of these exemplars distinguished themselves from the other companies we studied," said Ramos.

SHIFTPOINTS extends its sincere thanks and congratulations to the exemplar companies. Here is the complete list of exemplar companies featured in the book:

· 23 and Me

· Amazon

· American Red Cross

· Basecamp

· Berkshire Hathaway

· Blommer Chocolate

· BMW

· Bognet Construction

· BTI360

· Chick-fil-A

· Cirque du Soleil

· Costco

· CrossFit

· De Beers

· Dollar Tree

· Dyson

· Ferrari

· Ford Motor Company

· Formula One

· Four Sisters

· GEICO

· Google

· Habitat for Humanity

· Hagerty

· Herman Miller

· Hilton Hotels

· HubSpot

· IDEXX

· ING

· Iridium

· Lego

· Mayo Clinic

· McKinsey and Company

· Medtronic

· Mothers Against Drunk Driving

· Netflix

· One.org

· Publix

· Ryobi

· Salesforce

· Simplexity

· Southwest Airlines

· Starbucks

· Tesla

· The Carlyle Group

· The Ritz-Carlton

· TOMS

· UPS

· USAA

· Valiant Integrated Services

· Virgin

· Virgin Hyperloop One

"Every company must create alignment — even mid-market companies like Bognet Construction," explained Jennifer Bognet, Executive Vice President of Bognet Construction. "We started applying the Drive One Direction methodology in our company in 2008, and we have quintupled in size since then. This book is a must-read for any leader who wants to shift their company into top gear."

"I am excited to profile these exemplar companies in the book," explained Ramos, "I hope their example is an inspiration to companies around the world."

Dave Ramos, author, speaker, and CEO of SHIFTPOINTS, Inc., helps companies unleash the accelerating power of alignment. He does this through a unique mix of strategy consulting, organizational development, and executive coaching. Prior to founding SHIFTPOINTS, Ramos applied his passion for alignment in a broad range of settings, including large global corporations, venture-backed start-ups, and innovative nonprofits.

Ramos has an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and a BS in accounting from Drexel University. You can learn more about Ramos at SHIFTPOINTS.com and connect with him via LinkedIn.

Dave Ramos' new book, Drive One Direction, is now available on Amazon and through other fine booksellers.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Kristi Hughes

856-489-8654 x322

Kristi@smithpublicity.com

Source: SHIFTPOINTS, Inc.


Categories: Automotive

Tags: Alignment, COMPANY CULTURE, COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE, Dave Ramos, DRIVE ONE DIRECTION, EXEMPLAR COMPANIES, MERGER INTEGRATION, ONE COMPANY, ONE TEAM, SHIFTPOINTS, Strategic ALIGNMENT


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