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Lie # 5 A Balanced Life - The Solution - Counterbalance

Posted by Douglas Wick on Wed, Dec 23, 2015

It’s a common theme this time of year.  We get out of balance chasing the spirit of Christmas, giving presents. 

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Topics: One Thing, Balanced Priorities, Balanced Metrics

Balance Productivity and People

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 27, 2014

With the Growth Summit starting Tuesday and our Gazelles Coaching meetings not beginning until Monday this is a modification of a blog (Subjectivity & Objectivity – Required Business Disciplines) written in September of 2010 and another (Critical Numbers - People/Relationship Drivers)in December 2012 .  Flying on Delta to Las Vegas reminded me of an example we often provide on the critical need for balance in setting priority for your business.  I’ve updated the content to reflect the emphasis to balance the two drivers, people and productivity, in your business.

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Topics: One Thing, Balanced Priorities, Process/Productivity Drivers, People/Relationship Drivers, Balance, Balanced Metrics

Balance – Optimism and Facing the Brutal Facts

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 28, 2013

Working with our client’s one critical element to make sure a business does not get out of balance is making sure when you choose your priorities you balance your productivity measures with a people or relationship measurement.    It’s your critical number that assures your effort to build more productivity doesn’t hurt the relationships with your customers, employees or shareholders.

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Topics: Acute Myeloid Luekemia, One Thing, Process/Productivity Drivers, People/Relationship Drivers, Mono Somy 7, Balance, Balanced Metrics, Michelle Wick

Pain – It May Influence Employee Engagement

Posted by Douglas Wick on Wed, Apr 25, 2012

One of the things I’ve prided myself on is carrying a good attitude and being positive no matter what this AML brought. Laugh, joke, smile and be thankful to the people who care for you and always expect the best.  Always!!

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Topics: Acute Myeloid Luekemia, employee engagement, Balanced Priorities, productivity, Balance, Balanced Metrics, Michelle Wick

 

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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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