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Success Path – Strategic Discipline, Commitment & Vision

Posted by Douglas Wick on Wed, Jul 14, 2010

Success is a difficult path to navigate based on exceptionally few numbers of businesses' that achieve success.  A recent challenge with one of my clients helps me recognize that success isn’t so much the greatness or talent of the person; rather it’s the commitment they make to strategic discipline and maintaining a vise-like grip on their vision.

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, small business, Jim Collins

Small Business Discipline – Success Traits and Jinxes

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jul 8, 2010

What are the traits that separate successful small businessesreport hopes to explain why only 1 in 2 small businesses will survive more than five years, according to Small Business Administration figures. The study - called Six Dimensions That Characterize Success-Oriented Small Business Owners - is based on analysis of a survey of 1,100 small businesses with between 2 and 99 employees.  The survey discovered six important traits including:

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, priorities, small business


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