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Small Wins Add Up to BIG WINS – Mini-Games

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Apr 17, 2017

You’re at football game.  What do you want to know?  You may wish to know, who’s playing?  Who’s on the team?  What color uniform is the team you’re rooting for wearing? If your child is playing, you want to know what number he’s wearing.

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Topics: employee performance, Execution, Mini-Games, Bonus and Incentives

WHAT’S A MINI-GAME?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Apr 13, 2017

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Topics: Execution, Great Game of Business, Mini-Games

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

What’s Your One Domino for 2017?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Tue, Jan 3, 2017

I'm taking a short detour to start the year.

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Topics: Execution, The One Thing, Six Lies between you and success

What’s My Daily Measure? Dougy Fresh

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Dec 19, 2016

Every day, every week, every month, every year, your people either feel defeated, excited, or undistinguished about their performance.

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Topics: employee performance, measurement, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, Execution, Profit

Multiply Your Time – the 30X Rule – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Dec 1, 2016

Delegating. Verne Harnish in Mastering the Rockefeller Habits and Scaling Up calls it one of the two most critical skills or leadership.  The other is forecasting.

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Topics: time management, Execution, Growth Summit. Learning, Dalllas Growth Summit, 30X Rule, Procrastinate on Purpose, Focus Funnel

Significance Changes Everything – Procrastinate on Purpose – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 28, 2016

In 1989 Stephen Covey introduced the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  In his book he referenced the 4 Quadrant Idea for managing time we shared in Focus on Priorities – Eisenhower Matrix.

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Topics: time management, Execution, Growth Summit. Learning, Dallas Growth Summit 2016

Belief Is the Solution - Ari Weinzweig – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Have you ever tried to drink from a firehose?  Probably not.

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Topics: People, Growth Summit, human behavior, Execution, Dalllas Growth Summit, Human Potential

Ultra-low Price, and Premium Pricing Strategy

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Oct 13, 2016

We’ve been exploring pricing strategies in the past several blogs from Hermann Simon’s Confessions of the Pricing Man: How Price Affects Everything.

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Topics: Execution, Hermann Simon, Confessions of the Pricing Man, Pricing

Success Factors for a Low-Price Strategy

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 10, 2016

I’m not a pricing expert.

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Topics: Execution, Hermann Simon, Confessions of the Pricing Man, Pricing

 

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