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The One Hour Plan for Growth: How a Single Sheet of Paper Can Take Your Business to The Next Level by Joe Calhoon

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Acknowledgments

I thank God for the inspiration, wisdom, and people who helped make this book possible.

My deepest gratitude to:

  • The gracious souls who have trusted our team and the business growth process. You have taught us much.

  • Stephen R. Covey for an enlightening decade of learning, teaching, and applying the principles of effectiveness.

  • Peter Drucker for helping me grasp the power of the planning elements.

  • Jim Horan for your example and encouragement.

  • Richard Narramore and the entire team at John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  • Bruce Jeffrey for helping me develop, refine, and apply the methodology that made this book possible.

  • Drew Hiss, Rick Perkins, Jerry Haney, Cary Summers, Randy Reed, and Tom Cox for your ongoing contributions and encouragement.

  • Case Dorman and the wonderful team at Jack Stack Barbecue.

  • Rick Boxx of Integrity Resource Center for your contribution of "values" stories.

  • Kyle Holt and the U, Inc. team for creating 1hour2plan.com.

  • My "Gang Members"—the bike gang, the swimming gang, and the Friday morning gang—for your friendship and guidance.

  • My advisory board for your courage, consideration, and wisdom.

  • Della Niemuth and Megan Garringer for your outstanding service.

  • My wife Diane and our son Joseph for your unconditional love, encouragement, and companionship.

  • The countless others, you know who you are.

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