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Are Best Practices Dead?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Feb 8, 2018

Digital is taking over every aspect of business.

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Topics: best practices of growth companies, Best Business Practices, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process, Digital Disruption, Speed

Disruptive Ideas – Mastery in Forecasting

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jan 8, 2018

How do we expand our ability to make good decisions to create, disruptive innovation, ideas to give you a competitive advantage?

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Topics: strategy decisions, Adam Grant, Originals, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Disruptive Strategies, Outthinker Process, Forecasting

Develop Disruptive Innovation – Step One: Generate Lots of Ideas

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jan 4, 2018

In How Originals Identify Innovative Ideas I promised to share ideas on how you can improve your batting average to generate innovative products and services for your business.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation, Adam Grant, Originals, Disruptive Strategies, Outthinker Process

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

OUTthinker Strategy Playbook: Force a Two Front Battle

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Force a Two Front Battle, may sound counterintuitive. 

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Topics: strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, OUTthnkers 5 most common Strategies, Force a Two Front Battle, Disruptive Strategies

Write Yourself a Swimming Pool – Joe Polish, Dean Graziosi – San Antonio ScaleUp Summit

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Jul 6, 2017

“John and I literally used to sit down and say, ‘Now, let’s write a swimming pool.'” – Paul McCartney

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Topics: One Thing, Marketing, strategy, strategy decisions, Scale Up Summit San Antonio, Joe Polish, Dean Graziosi

Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch – Above the Line

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Driven leaders too frequently downplay the importance of Culture and the soft issues around People, that include Strategy elements like Core Values and Core Purpose.

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Topics: Core Values, strategy, Business Culture, strategy decisions, Above the Line, Culture

Increase Your Odds Against a Giant – Unconventional Tactics

Posted by Douglas Wick on Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Malcolm Gladwell’s book, David and Goliath is about what happens when ordinary people confront giants. By “giants,” Gladwell means powerful opponents of all kinds—from armies and mighty warriors to disability, misfortune, and oppression.

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Topics: strategy, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Malcom Gladwell

David vs. Goliath: Out Think the Competition

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Trends continue to impact every business.

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Topics: strategy, Strategic Planning, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

Outthink The Competition – Ease & Impact

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Feb 6, 2017

I’d like to apologize if you’ve been reading my blog.

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Topics: strategy, Innovation Process, strategy decisions, Innovation, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

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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:

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