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Happy Employees – Happy Customers - The Future Workplace Experience - San Antonio ScaleUp Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Our last four blogs focus on People, one of the Four Decisions for growing your mid-sized business.  All these blogs represent insightful thought leadership from respected authors.

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Topics: Business Growth, People, People Decisions, Scale Up, Scale Up Summit San Antonio

UNLIMITED VACATIONS - Arnie Malham - San Antonio ScaleUp Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jun 15, 2017

Would you allow pets and children in your work environment?

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Topics: People, Growth Summit. Learning, Scale Up Summit San Antonio, Work Environment

Management to Leadership – Bob Chapman – San Antonio ScaleUp Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jun 12, 2017

“Business could be the most powerful force for good if we could move from management to leadership.” Bob Chapman, chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller Companies‎, author of Everybody Matters.

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Topics: People, Growth Summit. Learning, Scale Up Summit San Antonio, Everybody Matters, Bob Chapman

World Changes – Business Not – Ray Sisodia – ScaleUp San Antonio Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jun 8, 2017

Ever wonder why we need a place like TGI Fridays?

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Topics: People, Conscious Capitalism, Trends, Scale Up Summit San Antonio

Empower Your People - Five Questions –– The Coaching Habit - San Antonio ScaleUp

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jun 5, 2017

This blog comes with a warning: If you believe you can read this and get the full measure of its impact, you’re WRONG!

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Topics: People, The Coaching Habit, Scale Up Summit San Antonio, Five Questions

Pre-suade Customers and Employees to Change - – Dr Robert Cialdini – San Antonio Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jun 1, 2017

You may have heard timing is everything.

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Topics: People, Customer, Scale Up Summit San Antonio, Robert Cialdini Pre-Suasion, Dr. Robert Cialdini

Pre-suade Your Prospect Before Your Message – Dr Robert Cialdini – San Antonio Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, May 29, 2017

“Tell me what you are paying attention to; and I will tell you who you are” ~ José Ortega y Gasset

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Topics: People, Scale Up Summit San Antonio, Robert Cialdini Pre-Suasion, Influence

Build an Elite Team - 10-80-10 Principle -  Above the Line

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, May 15, 2017

People.

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Topics: People, People Decisions, Execution, The Right People, Above the Line, Urban Meyer

Great Performance is 1% vision and 99% alignment – Above the Line

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, May 11, 2017

In Good to Great Jim Collins emphasizes the importance of getting your team aligned to achieve great performance. 

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Topics: People, People Decisions, Alignment, The Right People

Your Hiring Batting Average – The NFL Draft Standard

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, May 4, 2017

The following blog was written on May 8th 2014 shortly after the NFL Draft.  I’ve decided to reprint it with some new ideas and include an offer from Topgrading to help you improve your Hiring Batting Average.

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Topics: People, People Decisions, hiring decisions, The Right People, Performance Matrix, Your Hiring Batting Average

 

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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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