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Quit Before Leaving – How to Handle Dissatisfying Situations

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 22, 2018

HOWTODEAL Dissatisfying Situations.pngWhen you lead or manage a business for any length of time, you find people in your organization who have attitude problems.

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Topics: employee engagement, change, Performance Management, Mastering Leadership

Change is Good - How to Do It

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Aug 28, 2017

Change is Good!

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Topics: employee engagement, Decision-Making, change, Gallup's Q12 Employee Engagement Survey, Effective Leadership

Company Colonoscopy: Start, Stop, Keep, Employee Survey

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Dec 29, 2016

Tuesday a high school class mate of mine decided to have a colonoscopy performed for the second time.  I’ve written about Steve before in It Starts With the Right People.  He let me know late Tuesday he is still the perfect asshole!

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, People Decisions, The Right People, Employee Survey, Gallup's Q12 Employee Engagement Survey

Do You Know Your People - Patrick Lencioni,  Employee Engagement Truths – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Fri, Oct 28, 2016

The first day of the Dallas Growth Summit featured top though leaders and authors:

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Topics: employee engagement, Patrick Lencioni, Growth Summit. Learning, Dallas Growth Summit 2016

Tools to Measure Employee Performance

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Aug 31, 2015

In our last blog Amazon’s Culture Flaws? we shared the NY Times article Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace. Remarks from employees suggest increased pressure in Amazon’s environment to perform. 

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Topics: employee engagement, employee performance, People, leadership, A Players, Leadership Team

Amazon’s Culture Flaws?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Is it possible to balance high performance in the workplace with a culture that provides personal liberty, freedom and work-life balance?

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Topics: employee engagement, employee performance, People, metrics, measurement

Addition by Subtraction – Great Game of Business Story

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Aug 20, 2015

A Culture of Accountability is the outcome of getting People Decision right in your organization. 

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Topics: employee engagement, employee performance, People, People Decisions, Great Game of Business

Core Values in Action

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, May 11, 2015

We’ve discussed how innovation occurs in your business previously in What's Your Innovation Process Look Like?

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Topics: employee engagement, Core Values, employee performance, Pearsons Law

Who’s Responsible for Low Employee Engagement?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Apr 23, 2015

What’s your employee engagement level?

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Topics: employee engagement, Strength Based Leadership, Q12, First Break All the Rules, Performance Management, Communication

Positive Reinforcement - Attention

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 29, 2015

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, Employee Recognition, employee performance, positive reinforcement, Psychology of Achievement

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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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