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Leadership Harmony – 5 Dysfunctions of a Team – Conflict Resolution Model

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Feb 23, 2017

“If you could get all the people in an organization rowing in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, in any market, against any competition, at any time.”~ Patrick Lencioni (The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable)

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Topics: Five Dysfunctions of a Team, People, Patrick Lencioni, Leadership Team, Conflict Resolution Model,

What Browser do you use?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Suppose you could ask a prospective employee a question to discover whether the candidate is likely to stay in your employ longer, be more productive, and absent less?

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Topics: People Decisions, Innovation Process, Adam Grant, Originals

Are Entreprenuers Risk Takers – Originals Discovery

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Feb 16, 2017

It might surprise you.

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Outthink The Competition – Ease & Impact

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Feb 6, 2017

I’d like to apologize if you’ve been reading my blog.

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

Outthink the Competition - Mutually Exclusive, Collectively Exhaustive Components (MECE)

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Feb 2, 2017

We’ve been sharing ideas and concepts from Outthink the Competition: How a New Generation of Strategists Sees Options Others Ignore by Kaihan Krippendorff.

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

OUTTHINKERS - Nine Trends Transforming the World

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Innovation is Critical!

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

Outthinkers and Thinkers In Business - Examples

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 26, 2017

I’m not of fan of using fear to motivate.

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

Pattern Recognition- SPORTS – How OUTTHINKERS Topple Thinkers

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 23, 2017

It’s twilight, summer of 1913.  Two fit young men play catch with a football on the Cedar Point beach, in Sandusky, Ohio.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation

Pattern Recognition- WAR – How OUTTHINKERS Topple Thinkers

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Our next three blogs share how Outthinkers Topple Thinkers.  First in War, then Sports, and finally Business.

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

Are You Outthinking Your Competition?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 16, 2017

If you’re the CEO, President, or an business executive team member, the following two quotes should strike fear or at the very least alert you to the critical need for your company to change and innovate to meet the 21st Century’s dynamic environment.

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Topics: strategy, pattern recognition, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

 

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