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Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Suppose you could ask a prospective employee a question to discover whether the candidate is likely to stay in your employ longer, be more productive, and absent less?

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Topics: People Decisions, Innovation Process, Adam Grant, Originals

Outthink The Competition – Ease & Impact

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Feb 6, 2017

I’d like to apologize if you’ve been reading my blog.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

Outthink the Competition - Mutually Exclusive, Collectively Exhaustive Components (MECE)

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Feb 2, 2017

We’ve been sharing ideas and concepts from Outthink the Competition: How a New Generation of Strategists Sees Options Others Ignore by Kaihan Krippendorff.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

OUTTHINKERS - Nine Trends Transforming the World

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Innovation is Critical!

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

Outthinkers and Thinkers In Business - Examples

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 26, 2017

I’m not of fan of using fear to motivate.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

Pattern Recognition- SPORTS – How OUTTHINKERS Topple Thinkers

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 23, 2017

It’s twilight, summer of 1913.  Two fit young men play catch with a football on the Cedar Point beach, in Sandusky, Ohio.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation

Pattern Recognition- WAR – How OUTTHINKERS Topple Thinkers

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Our next three blogs share how Outthinkers Topple Thinkers.  First in War, then Sports, and finally Business.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

Inspire Innovation – Biomimicry the Shark’s Paintbrush – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 21, 2016

A shortfall of every business I work with, and judging by our group of Gazelles Coaches and Verne Harnish’s work with mid-size business as well, is innovation. 

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Topics: Innovation Process, Innovation Window, Biomimicry, 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

Next Wave Innovations – Design To Grow, David Butler (Atlanta Growth Summit)

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jun 9, 2016

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Topics: Business Growth, strategy, Growth Summit, Innovation Process, Strategic Advisory Council

 

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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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