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Strategic Discipline Simplified – Priority, Metrics, Meeting Rhythms

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Aug 14, 2017

“A culture of discipline is not a principle of business; it is a principle of greatness.”

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, Cadence of Accountability, meeting rhythms, priority, Execution, Key Metrics

What’s Working What’s Not – Monthly Meeting

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Aug 10, 2017

In our Gazelles and Strategic Discipline’s Monthly Meetings there’s a segment of the meeting dedicated to What’s Working and What’s Not.

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, meeting rhythms, monthly meetings, 4 Disciplines of Execution, What's Working & What's Not

Create A Winning Habit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Why is it some organizations continue to Win year after year?

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, Four Disciplines of Execution, Execution, 4 Disciplines of Execution, Winning Habit

The BIG Question – Problem Most Small to Mid-Size Business Face

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jul 10, 2017

In our previous blog Write Yourself a Swimming Pool – Joe Polish, Dean Graziosi – San Antonio ScaleUp Summit, we shared a formula to help you improve your marketing efforts and return.

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, Four Disciplines of Execution, Execution, Decisions Equal Success, Big Question

Get Your Boys in the Boat – Strategic Discipline Builds Harmonious Leadership Teams

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Apr 6, 2017

“Rowing a race is an art, not a frantic scramble. It must be rowed with head power as well as hand power. From the first stroke all thoughts of the other crew must be blocked out. Your thoughts must be directed to you and your own boat, always positive, never negative.”

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Topics: Strategic Discipline, Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Leadership DNA, leadership commitment, Effective Leadership, leadership meetings, The Boys in the Boat

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

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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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