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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

Daily Huddle – Where Are You Stuck

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Dec 15, 2014

Last Monday when I arrived at my customers business in Concord, CA I was able to observe  their daily huddle.  It was about ten minutes in length and included about 12 people.  They went through the first two agenda items, priorities and metrics, but left out the “where are you stuck” portion of the meeting.  It was precise and punctuated with meaningful metrics and priorities from each individual including two who reported from the phone: one who works remotely, another who was stuck in traffic. 

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Topics: meeting rhythms, Execution, daily huddle, where are you stuck


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