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Good to Great Business Model - DISCIPLINE

Posted by Douglas A 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 A 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 A 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

3 Rules, 5 Attributes Make A Good Company Achieve Business Growth!

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, May 29, 2014

A number of books I’ve read this past year suggest that being a good company, having a Core Purpose (Patrick Lencioni’s The Advantage), and Brand Ideal (Grow by Jim Stengel) and focusing on the humanity of your business can make you not only more successful but more profitable.

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Topics: Good to Great, Business Growth, Good Company, Conscious Capitalism

The Base for 6 Guiding Questions for High Performers

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 12, 2014

How do you find people that share the right values?

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Topics: Good to Great, Core Values, People, People Decisions, Core Purpose, Jim Collins

The Hedgehog Concept

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Fri, Nov 8, 2013

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Topics: Good to Great, Jim Collins, strategy, Hedgehog Concept

Find Your Economic Denominator Profit per X

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 4, 2013

Simple ideas. 

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Topics: Good to Great, strategy, Profit per X, Hedgehog Concept, Seven Strata of Strategy

Contrasting Monthly Meetings – Get Your Flywheel Started

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Sep 16, 2013

This past week I had the opportunity to speak at length with a prospect that is a big fan of Jim Collins, Good to Great.  His business has been growing, doubling revenues in the past 24 months.  He’s been responsible for several innovations which have resulted in patents for his company.  He’s very aware of the momentum of the flywheel and feels his business is at the point that it’s generating that type of thrust.

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Topics: Good to Great, monthly meetings, Jim Collins, Build up to Breakthrough Flywheel

The Most Important Element for Business Success

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Sep 5, 2013

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Topics: Discipline, Good to Great, Business Growth, Strategic Discipline, Business Priorities, Business Dashboards, Jim Collins, Businesss Disciplines

Learn the Disciplines - Rockefeller Habits Four Decisions Workshop

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Fri, Aug 23, 2013

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Topics: Discipline, Good to Great, Strategic Discipline, Culture of Discipline, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, Four Decisions

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