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Reframing - When 2016 Brings Struggles

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 7, 2016

In preparing to achieve your one thing for 2016, you should be ready for obstacles, especially if you’ve set new high goals and priorities.   It would be wise to realize the higher the goal you set, the larger the rocks and boulders you will encounter.   It’s also important you recognize the inherent value in each obstruction you encounter.  

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Topics: Wildly Important Goals, Obstacles, Psychology of Achievement, Brian Tracy, Smart Tribes, Christine Comaford

Emergency

Posted by Douglas Wick on Tue, Mar 4, 2008

How you and your people react to a stressful situation or emergency in your business can be very unpredictable and disarming. Yesterday one of my clients had their vendor change their software programs which is the link between their customers and their business. Being in the business of handling stock transactions this was a critical issue for them and they spent months preparing for it to make sure it went smoothly. Unfortunately through no part of my clients' neglect or care the system didn’t measure up to the expectations. On Monday my client offered that on a scale of one to ten, with one being a disastrous melt down of apocalyptic proportions to ten being flawless, the transition was about a three.

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Topics: Obstacles

 

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