Meet the grid

The grid is the first model that shows all the factors behind business success on a single page.


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Experience how the grid can help your startup, business or project succeed.


The grid allows you to consider all the factors that determine your success at once.


The grid reveals your strengths, challenges and risk areas, dramatically shifting the odds of success in your favor.

  • The Grid provides a systematic framework for looking at virtually all the critical aspects of your business, and maybe more valuable, at how each affects the others.

    Walter Kiechel IIIAuthor of The Lords of Strategy
  • The Grid is an elegant yet practical tool for any leader required to make strategic tradeoffs at the pace competing successfully in the digital economy demands.

    Diana McKenzieCIO, Workday
  • If you’re starting a business, The Grid is where you should start.

    Csaba KonkolyFounder & Managing Partner, Tiller Partners
  • The Grid is a gift to the restless, ambitious business developer; a formula for beginning, improving and even ending the ideas we intend to take to market.

    Richard KilgarriffEditorial Director, Bookomi
  • The Grid meets a major requirement for me in being simple to grasp but capturing a great deal of detail. Easily applicable to any startup, established organisation or business unit, I really can’t recommend it highly enough.

    George WalkleyIn-Flight Engineering
  • The grid provides a common language and way to think about business. It makes it so much easier to get people on the same page and heading in the right direction.

    Mitzi LagerweijSenior Product Owner, The App Business
  • I can’t thank you enough for how useful The Grid has been. It feels like I’ve grown another brain.

    Duncan RayHead of Professional Services, NetEnt

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A complete Grid app and e-learning course are in the works. If you’d like to be the first to know when they launch, sign up below. For any questions or comments email

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