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Assessing Risk – Sam Zell, St Louis Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 20, 2017

How do you assess risk?

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Topics: Growth Summit. Learning, ScaleUp Summit Learning, St Louis Scaling Up Summit, Risk

8 Characteristics of Great Coaches - Gregg Thompson – St Louis Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Nov 16, 2017

What makes a great coach?

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Topics: Growth Summit, One on One coaching, ScaleUp Summit Learning, St Louis Scaling Up Summit, Coaching

Be a Catalyst to Others, Gregg Thompson – St Louis Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 13, 2017

A reoccurring theme at our Forbes Sponsored Summits (Scale Up & Growth) is Verne Harnish’s emphasis on the need to change organizational thinking from managing to coaching.

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Topics: business coaching, One on One coaching, ScaleUp Summit Learning, St Louis Scaling Up Summit, Coaching

3 Things Make People Happy -  Rabbi Stephen Baars – St Louis Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 6, 2017

 Three things make people happy. 

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Topics: ScaleUp Summit Learning, St Louis Scaling Up Summit, Think Like A Winner

Writing Without Bullshit – Josh Bernoff – St Louis Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 30, 2017

We all suffer from it.  Long, disorganized, indirect, and poorly written emails.

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Topics: ScaleUp Summit Learning, St Louis Scaling Up Summit, Better communication, Writing Without Bullshit

Who Do You Want To Be – Hammer & Nails – St Louis Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Oct 26, 2017

In every obstacle lies an opportunity. 

As we explained in The Obstacle is the Way - Ryan Holiday - St. Louis Scale Up Summit embracing your roadblocks is what great leaders and great companies do.

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Topics: Growth Summit. Learning, Strategy Decision, St Louis Scaling Up Summit, Hammer & Nails Salon, Stoicism

The Obstacle is the Way - Ryan Holiday - St. Louis Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 23, 2017

I bet you are a stoic.

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Topics: See Crisis as Opportunity, Perception, Action, Will Disciplines, St Louis Scaling Up Summit, Ryan Holiday, The Obstacle Is the Way

What Does Your Customer Care About – Product Attributes

Posted by Douglas Wick on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

You don’t know your customer!

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, OUTthnkers 5 most common Strategies, Disruptive Strategies, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT, Outthinker Process

Great Strategy: Clarity On What You Want

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Did you determine your Competitiveness score?  Calculate Your OUTthinker Score - Assessment provides a link to download the quick assessment based on the 8 P’s (dimensions) of Positioning, Product, Price, Physical Appearance, Placement, Promotion, Process, People.

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

Calculate Your OUTthinker Score - Assessment

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Oct 12, 2017

It’s been asked of me, “Why all the emphasis on Outthinking?”

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETION, Strategy Decision, OUTthnkers 5 most common Strategies, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT

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The Strategic Discipline Blog focuses on small to midsize business owners with a ravenous appetite to improve his or her leadership skills and business results.

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