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How to Build A Habit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Last Tuesday I visited my lunch buddy AJ at school.  A teacher thanked me in the school lobby for what I was doing.

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, habits, Execution, The Coaching Habit

Extraordinary Results Require Great Answers

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Have you ever had someone in your life who believed in you?

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, meeting rhythms, metrics, The One Thing, Extraordinary Results

The Anatomy of THE ONE THING QUESTION: Build a Success Habit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 9, 2017

What’s the deal Doug?  Why all these continuing blogs on the One Thing?

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, Top Priority, The One Thing, Focusing Question, First Domino, Success Habit

Happiness is a Direction

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jul 28, 2016

How often do you invest time making the simple complicated?

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, One Thing, strategy, Direction, Happiness

A Failure to Communicate

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Last year one of my customers, Fleck Sales, created a theme based on the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, “What we have here is a failure to communicate.”

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Topics: weekly meetings, Strategic Discipline, meeting rhythms, daily huddle, where are you stuck

Better Collective Intelligence

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jul 18, 2016

The Freak Advantage shared how your strengths even to an extreme provide an advantage for you an often to your business.

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Topics: collective intelligence, Strategic Discipline, Execution, The Secrets Leaders Keep

A Hero In Your Business Is a Problem

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, May 5, 2016

A Hero!

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, Execution, Scrum, Waste

Routine Sets You Free – Disciplined Preparation Sets You Up

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Apr 21, 2016

If you recall when I first got into the hospital I wrote a blog Can Routines Really Set You Free?  Little did I realize that getting back home would be a routine changer as well. Football legend Bear Bryant said, It's not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.”

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Topics: leukemia, Strategic Discipline, meeting rhythms, priorities, metrics, Michelle Wick

Scrum Reminders From Noah’s Solo Ensemble Performance

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Saturday my son Noah performed his Double Bass solo at the Iowa state solo ensemble.

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Topics: Employee Feedback, Strategic Discipline, Aubrey Daniels, Scrum

The Greatest Crime

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Apr 11, 2016

We are all mortal. We all die someday.

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, time management, Scrum, Execution

 

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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.

Our 3 disciplines include:

- Priorities
- Metrics
- Meeting Rhythms

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