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What’s Your Passion? What Are You Best At? (Hedgehog Concept)

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 11, 2013

In The Hedgehog Concept we discussed the intersection of three circles that provide your One Thing Focus for the strategy of your business.  Where do you find or discover the elements that comprise the three circles?   If you’ve completed portions of your One Page Strategic Plan you’ll have made progress toward understanding what these are. 

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Topics: Core Purpose, Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the Wo, Patrick Lencioni, Profit per X, Hedgehog Concept, Organizational Health, Brand Promise, BHAG, Brand Ideal

What’s Your Strategic Statement of Values Worth?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Maximum growth and high ideals are not incompatible. They’re inseparable.

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Topics: employee engagement, Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the Wo, Brand Ideal, Stengel 50, Strategic Statement of Values

Grow Author Jim Stengel “Great Leadership Follow Common Practices”

Posted by Douglas Wick on Sun, May 20, 2012

In Creating the Discipline of The Advantage Patrick Lencioni indicated the single greatest advantage any company can achieve is organizational health. He provides Four Disciplines that companies need to achieve organizational health. 

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Topics: Discipline, Business Growth, leadership, Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the Wo, One Page Strategic Plan, The Advantage, Brand Ideal




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