Tools Downloads



Below is a list of each chapter of the book The Leader Launchpad, along with links to the tools and resources used in that chapter.


Chapter 1: Launching Your Rocket
Your Business is a Leaky Bucket by Howard M. Shore
Business Acceleration Calculator (PDF | XLSX)
The Business Acceleration System™


Chapter 2: Leadership Mindsets for Rocket Launchers
Taking Flight!: Master the DISC Styles to Transform Your Career, Your Relationships…Your Life, by Merrick Rosenberg and Daniel Silvert


Chapter 3: Modern-Day Growth Accelerators


Chapter 4: Growth Accelerator #1: Replace Poor Managers
Business Acceleration Calculator


Chapter 5: Growth Accelerator #2: Address Team Dysfunction
Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Pat Lencioni
The Ideal Team Player by Pat Lencioni


Chapter 6: Growth Accelerator #3: Establish a Clear and Compelling Purpose
Purpose Worksheet
Purpose Exercise


Chapter 7: Growth Accelerator #4: Develop a Strong Culture
Employer Brand Promises Worksheet


Chapter 8: Growth Accelerator #5: Optimize Your Return on Human Assets
Business Acceleration Checklist
Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential, by Greg Crabtree and Beverly Herzog


Chapter 9: Growth Accelerator #6: Increase the Percentage of Performing Talent
Talent Checkup Tool


Chapter 10: Growth Accelerator #7: Address Vacant Positions
Role Accountability Chart


Chapter 11: Growth Accelerator #8: Increase Hiring Success
Brad Smart’s Topgrading interview process


Chapter 12: Growth Accelerator #9: Design a Profitable and Scalable Business Model


Chapter 13: Growth Accelerator #10: Narrow Your Target Market


Chapter 14: Growth Accelerator #11: Differentiate Properly
Vision Worksheet
Attribution Framework


Chapter 15: Growth Accelerator #12: Lay the Foundation for Continuous Growth


Chapter 16: Growth Accelerator #13: Commit to an Audacious Goal


Chapter 17: Growth Accelerator #14: Establish a Long-Term Plan
Strengths, Weaknesses, and Trends
Long-Term Plan Worksheet
3-Year Focus


Chapter 18: Growth Accelerator #15: Establish a One-Year Plan
Organizational Focus Tool


Chapter 19: Growth Accelerator #16: Establish a Quarterly Plan
Department/Personal Planning Worksheet


Chapter 20: Growth Accelerator #17: Create a Culture of Accountability


Chapter 21: Growth Accelerator #18: Everybody Knows Their Numbers


Chapter 22: Growth Accelerator #19: Strengthen Communications
Meeting Accountability Tool
Meeting Rhythms Summary


Chapter 23: Your Path to Freedom