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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

Alex Osterwalder’s Value Proposition Design – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 7, 2016

Five years into my career as a radio salesperson I was interviewed for a sales position with HILTI.  I was frustrated at the time with my career and income, and HILTI seemed like a good opportunity.

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Topics: strategy, Growth Summit, Growth Summit. Learning, Innovation Process, Customer Value Proposition

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

Growth Requires A Culture of Learning

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Next week I’ll be in Dallas attending the Fortune Sponsored Growth Summit Verne Harnish and our Gazelles coaches puts together twice annually.

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Topics: Growth Summit, Strategic Learning, Growth Summit. Learning, Strategic Learning Cycle

Customer Service Defined – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Tue, Oct 20, 2015

What’s your definition of Customer Service?

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Topics: customer service, Growth Summit, Growth Summit. Learning, customer loyalty

Create Safety, Belonging, Mattering – Christine Comaford Orlando Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jun 1, 2015

If you lead a team, business, or simply manage a group of people for your organization you know this feeling.  An passion to help each person you lead or manage to perform at their highest level; to reach and exceed their potential capabilities.

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Topics: Growth Summit, Growth Summit. Learning, Smart Tribes

Find Waste, 2 Second Lean – Paul Akers – Orlando Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Tue, May 26, 2015

Ever received your airline boarding pass and been puzzled on how to decipher what it all means? 

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Topics: Growth Summit, Growth Summit. Learning, Leadership Summit, Paul Akers, 2 Second Lean

Newsjacking – David Meerman Scott – Orlando Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, May 21, 2015

It’s called newsjacking, and David Meerman Scott believes by taking a few risks your company can gain followers and customers to elevate your position in your market and industry. 

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Topics: Growth Summit, Growth Summit. Learning, David Meerman Scott, Social Media, Newsjacking

Recurring Revenue Streams II – Automatic Customer – Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, May 18, 2015

The Trojan Horse Effect and increased company value.  Recurring Revenue can have a dramatic impact on your business if you can uncover the means to achieve it. John Warrillow provided his insights from his book The Automatic Customer at the Orlando Leadership Summit.  We covered two of the nine business models for recurring revenue in John Warrillow, The Automatic Customer – Orlando Growth Summit.   All nine business models can be found in an e-book here.

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Topics: Growth Summit, Growth Summit. Learning, The Automatic Customer, John Warrillow, Leadership Summit, Recurring Revenue Streams

 

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