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What Strategy Is And Isn’t: Playing to Win

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 13, 2018

Several weeks ago one of my customers met with Kaihan Krippendorff, author of Outthink the Competition: How a New Generation of Strategists Sees Options Others Ignore, to complete our work on the Outthinker Process.  I’ve shared their progress in our previous blogs

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Topics: strategy, Strategy Decision, Playing To Win

FINAL OUTTHINKER PROCESS #5 – SELL – Build Buy-In

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 6, 2018

Three ideas. 

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff

STEP 4 - OUTTHINKER PROCESS - ANALYZE – Space For Impossible Ideas

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 30, 2018

How do you take 192 strategic narratives and determine which have the greatest potential to grow your business.

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff

STEP 3 OUTTHINKER PROCESS - EXPAND – Strategic Narratives

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Tue, Jul 24, 2018

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.” ~ Napoleon Hill

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Topics: strategy, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff

OUTTHINKER PROCESS STEP 2 – DISSECT (3 Leverage Points) Example

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 16, 2018

Our last two blogs, The OUTTHINKER PROCESS – FIRST STEP (Example) and Calculate Your OUTthinker Score – The Assessment Re-Visited shared an example of my customers 1st step in the Outthinker Process plus we revisited how the assessment to calculate your Outthinker Score with the 8 P’s.

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Topics: strategy, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff

Calculate Your OUTthinker Score – The Assessment Re-Visited

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 9, 2018

This week I’m on vacation.  Last Thursday’s Blog, The OUTTHINKER PROCESS – STEP (Example) shared my customer’s first step in the Outthinker Process. The framework for this first step requires your leadership team to take a closer look at your business in terms of your competitiveness.  The 8 P’s assessment, the Outthinker Score, provide great clarity on how your business is positioned against your competition.

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT, Outthinker Process

The OUTTHINKER PROCESS – FIRST STEP (Example)

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jul 5, 2018

Last Tuesday one of my customers finished their last step in Kaihan Krippendorff’s, Outthinker Process. See the 5 steps of the Process in this picture/chart.

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Topics: strategy, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process

Do Your Meetings Kill Your Employees Best Ideas?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jun 25, 2018

Meetings can be the scourge of an organization, or a catalyst for growth.

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Topics: meeting rhythms, meetings, Innovation, leadership meetings, Leadership Decisions

SBA Myths & Secrets - Linda McMahon New Orleans Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Donald Trump doesn’t get much credit for his achievements as president.  Many would ask, what achievements?

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Topics: ScaleUp Summit Learning, ScaleUp Summit New Orleans 2018, Small Business Administration, SBA MYTHS

You Can Achieve Similar Success – David Meerman Scott - New Orleans ScaleUp Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jun 11, 2018

What’s wrong with your business to business marketing?

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Topics: Marketing, David Meerman Scott, Social Media, Strategy Decision, ScaleUp Summit Learning, ScaleUp Summit New Orleans 2018

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