Getting to the Hedgehog Concept is an iterative process

A council is a body of of wise men is elected by a Level 5 leader to zero in on the Hedgehog Concept that is best fit for an organization..

Listed below are the steps that are part of an iterative process which eventually helps shape the best suited Hedgehog concept for an organization..

  1. Ask Questions guided by the THREE CIRCLES of Hedgehog Concept
  2. Dialogue and Debate Constructively Guided by the 3 Circles
  3. Execute Decisions guided by the 3 Circles
  4. Autopsies and Analysis Guided by the 3 Circles

The formation of the COUNCIL is very critical to reach to a HEDGEHOG CONCEPT and hence needs the right people as mentioned by Jim Collins in his book Good to Great..