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Repeat, Repeat, Repeat – Your Strategy and One Thing

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, May 14, 2018

In business after business, front line employees, don’t know the company’s strategy. 

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Topics: Bringing Out the Best In People, People, consistently execute, Alignment, Execution, Strategy Decision

How to Develop A Disruptive Business Model The Outthinker Process - 36 Stratagems

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Apr 23, 2018

How does your business innovate?

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Topics: strategy, Strategy Decision, OUTthnkers 5 most common Strategies, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff, 8 P's

The Light at the End of the Tunnel – A Train!

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Feb 5, 2018

“There’s a light at the end of the tunnel, and it’s a train, coming your way!” 

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Topics: Best Business Practices, Strategy Decision, Disruptive Strategies, Digital Disruption, Speed

ONLY 8% of Companies Prepared for Digital Disruption

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 29, 2018

why-digital-strategies-fails.pngFor the past several months, this blog has been sharing the impact of Digital Disruption.

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Topics: Strategy Decision, Disruptive Strategies, Outthinker Process, Forecasting, Digital Disruption

How Originals Identify Innovative Ideas

Posted by Douglas Wick on Tue, Jan 2, 2018

A quick reminder why you and your business absolutely need to innovate.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation, Adam Grant, Originals, Strategy Decision, Outthinker Process

8 P’s – A Powerful Way to Discover Strengths, Weaknesses, Trends

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Innovation and Outthinking the Competition is often considered to be for technology firms.  Service industry, wholesale, manufacturing companies may feel unless they are involved in technology it’s difficult to discover ways to innovate and Outthink their Competition.

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT, Outthinker Process

Who Do You Want To Be – Hammer & Nails – St Louis Scale Up Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Oct 26, 2017

In every obstacle lies an opportunity. 

As we explained in The Obstacle is the Way - Ryan Holiday - St. Louis Scale Up Summit embracing your roadblocks is what great leaders and great companies do.

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Topics: Growth Summit. Learning, Strategy Decision, St Louis Scaling Up Summit, Hammer & Nails Salon, Stoicism

What Does Your Customer Care About – Product Attributes

Posted by Douglas Wick on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

You don’t know your customer!

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, OUTthnkers 5 most common Strategies, Disruptive Strategies, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT, Outthinker Process

Great Strategy: Clarity On What You Want

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Did you determine your Competitiveness score?  Calculate Your OUTthinker Score - Assessment provides a link to download the quick assessment based on the 8 P’s (dimensions) of Positioning, Product, Price, Physical Appearance, Placement, Promotion, Process, People.

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT

Calculate Your OUTthinker Score - Assessment

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Oct 12, 2017

It’s been asked of me, “Why all the emphasis on Outthinking?”

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETION, Strategy Decision, OUTthnkers 5 most common Strategies, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT

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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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