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HEDGEHOG CONCEPT Three Circles Signal Greatness

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Aug 25, 2016

Would you like to find a predictor for your business achieving greatness?

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Topics: Good to Great, Core Purpose, Jim Collins, Profit per X, Hedgehog Concept, Brand Promise

From Good to Great - Collins 12 Questions – #10-12

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Apr 9, 2015

How can your company go from Good to Great?  We’ve been exploring this through 12 questions Jim Collins offered his Australian business owners and Growth Summit attendees at Melbourne this February.

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Topics: Good to Great, Jim Collins, BHAG, 12 Questions, Stop Doing List

Jim Collins 12 Questions - Take Your Company from Good to Great # 6-9

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Apr 6, 2015

Have you wanted to move your company from Good to Great?  Jim Collins offered 12 Questions to help you do exactly that at the recent Australian Growth Summit. 

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Topics: Good to Great, Great by Choice, 10Xers, Productive Paranoia, Jim Collins 12 Questions, Clock Building, Return on Luck

Take Your Company from Good to Great – Jim Collins 12 Questions: #3-5

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Apr 2, 2015

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Topics: Good to Great, Business Growth, Jim Collins, Hedgehog Concept, Stockdale Paradox, 20 Mile March

12 QUESTIONS to Take You From Good To Great - #1 & 2

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Mar 30, 2015

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Topics: Discipline, Good to Great, Strategic Discipline, 10Xers, Jim Collins, Level 5 Leadership, FACe exercise: Functional Accountability Exercise

Updated Discipline: New Rockefeller Habits Checklist

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 26, 2015

How important do you value discipline in your organization?  How much thought if any do you give to it? 

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Topics: Discipline, Good to Great, Great by Choice, Discipline Plan, Culture of Discipline, Rockefeller Habits Checklist, Scaling Up Verne Harnish

Practical Discipline #3 Where to Put Your Best People: Good To Great

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Dec 18, 2014

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Topics: Good to Great, Business Growth, People, People Decisions, Discipline Plan, Practical Discipline #3

Good to Great Business Model - DISCIPLINE

Posted by Douglas Wick on Fri, Dec 5, 2014

How do you build a business model from Good to Great?  The answer while not popular is fundamental.  We dislike, resist and simply refuse to want more of it in our life: DISCIPLINE 

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Topics: Discipline, Good to Great, Discipline Plan, Rockefeller Habits Checklist

Derek Jeter’s Success Habits & Routines

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Oct 9, 2014

In Tom Verducci’s September 29th article Exit Stage Center on Derek Jeter he provided a number of references to developing habits and routines, along with leadership that in case you missed the article I thought I’d share with you.

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Topics: Good to Great, Jim Collins, habits, routine, Derek Jeter

Does the System or Talent Contribute More to Business Growth?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jul 10, 2014

What’s more important, having a great system or talent? 

Does choosing systems fly in the face of Jim Collins, “First Who than What” principle from Good To Great

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Topics: Good to Great, Business Growth, People, Jim Collins, Business System

 

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