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Your Words Impact Others

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Feb 17, 2020

I grew up in Wisconsin watching the Green Bay Packers achieve dynasty status in the early 1960’s. 

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Topics: employee engagement, Employee Recognition, employee performance, customer and employee feedback

Raise the Bar – Methods & Ideas to Improve Employee Engagement

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Feb 10, 2020

Most employee engagement programs haven’t worked.

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Topics: employee engagement, employee performance, manager, Managment Systems, Boss vs. Coach

Good Job Vs. Lousy Job

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Feb 3, 2020

The job environment is changing

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Topics: employee engagement, Employee Recognition, employee performance, Employee Survey, Employee Satisfaction, Why Employees Leave

Utilize Social Media To Further Your Company’s Strategic Plan

Posted by Karoline Clarke on Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Karoline Clarke steps in this week to provide some helpful thoughts and ideas on utilizing Social Media:

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Topics: Your Core Customer, Strategic Planning, customer loyalty, Social Media

Hire the Right People - Discover Locus of Control

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jan 20, 2020

First WHO then WHAT. 

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Topics: People, People Decisions, Locus of Control, The Right People, Topgrading, People Decisions,

Decision - Achieve Accountability

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Have you ever worried if your people are productive?

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Topics: Accountability, employee performance, Execution, Job Summary Scorecard, Performance Management

How Do Competitors Respond to Your Strategy?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jan 6, 2020

A good friend of mine and I met for coffee early Thursday morning.

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Topics: strategy, Strategy Decision, Playing To Win, Winning Strategy, Strategy Question, Competitive Strategy

The Best Strategy Question – Play to Win

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Dec 30, 2019

How does your company develop its strategy?

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Topics: strategy, Playing To Win, What Would Have to be True?, Strategy Question

Low-Cost vs. Differentiation - Example of Playing to Win

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Dec 23, 2019

How do strategies differ?

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Topics: strategy, Strategy Decision, Playing To Win, Winning Strategy, Low-Cost Strategy, Differentiation Strategy

Using the Green Wave to Enhance Your Business

Posted by Karoline Clarke on Mon, Dec 16, 2019

Having just returned from Annual Planning with one of my customers in California, I’ve enlisted the aid of guest blogger, Karoline Clarke (click on the link to discover her blogs here on Strategic Discipline) to provide ideas on how to advance the concepts of green principles to enhance your business.  I’ll be next week with more on how to build a Strategy to Win.

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Topics: Work Environment, Green, Eco-friendly, waste audit

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The Strategic Discipline Blog focuses on midsize business owners with a ravenous appetite to improve his or her leadership skills and business results.

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