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POWER OF ONE (1%): 7 KEY FINANCIAL VARIABLES YOU CAN INFLUENCE

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Is it possible that a few small wins could make a dramatic improvement in your businesses cash flow?

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Topics: Cash, Cash Decisions, Four Decisions: CASH, The Power of One

Cash Conversion Cycle – Oxygen You Didn't Know You Had

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Mar 16, 2017

GROWTH SUCKS CASH!

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Topics: Four Decisions, Cash Conversion Cycle, Cash, Growth Sucks Cash

Your Organization’s Most Important Resource

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Mar 13, 2017

“First Who than What” Jim Collins, Good to Great.

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Topics: People, People Decisions, Cash, Labor Efficiency Ratio, Simple Numbers Straight Talk Big Profits

Transparency Raises Belief and Commitment

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Mar 9, 2017

Over the weekend, I watched HBO’s The Gathering Storm and Into the Storm, the story of Winston Churchill’s climb, tenure, and eventual departure as Prime Minister of the British Empire. 

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Topics: Core Purpose, Great Game of Business, Core Purpose, Clarity of Purpose,

How to Build A Habit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Last Tuesday I visited my lunch buddy AJ at school.  A teacher thanked me in the school lobby for what I was doing.

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, habits, Execution, The Coaching Habit

Can The Four Agreements Help You Win A Super Bowl?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Mar 2, 2017

When you’ve led your team to 7 Super Bowls, winning 5 of them, your record of accomplishment speaks for itself.

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Topics: Core Values, People, leadership meetings, The Four Agreements

Priority – Team You Manage or Team You’re Part of?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Tue, Feb 28, 2017

In Leadership Harmony – 5 Dysfunctions of a Team – Conflict Resolution Model we noted intuitively we know when your team works together you can accomplish anything.

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Topics: Five Dysfunctions of a Team, People, People Decisions, Patrick Lencioni, The Right People

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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