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Send A Man to the Moon - Your BHAG

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Sun, Oct 17, 2010

My wife, youngest son and I journeyed to Kennedy Space Complex on Friday ahead of the Fortune Fall Growth Summit.  Witnessing firsthand the size of the rockets and the place where so many historic space launches took place was inspiring.  It was also fascinating to learn all the products and services that developed directly from the space program.  [Did you know that grooved highways came from NASA’s determined efforts to learn how to slow the Space Shuttle?]

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Topics: Focus, BHAG, Vision

Strategic Discipline – Brand Promise – BHAG - Las Vegas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Apr 19, 2010

Yesterday was the first half day of Gazelles International Coaches Summit in advance of the Fortune Sales & Marketing Growth Summit here in Las Vegas.  One of the breakout sessions pooled our coaches on the resources and techniques they use to discover our client's Brand Promise and BHAG

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Topics: Business Growth, Strategic Discipline, One Page Strategic Plan, priorities, BHAG, Promise

Your 3-5 Year Plan – One Page Strategic Plan

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Tue, Mar 30, 2010

In Mastering the Rockefeller Habits Verne Harnish states that to become and remain competitive your company needs three things:

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Topics: Core Values, Discipline Plan, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, Jim Collins, Business Vision, Strategic Planning, BHAG, 3-5 year plan, Core Competencies, Promise, Page Strategic Plan

Big Hairy Audacious Goal – BHAG

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 31, 2009

Jim Collins in Built to Last and Good to Great discussed the importance of creating your BHAG. In the real world my guess is that very few businesses discover their BHAG either because they've never heard of it, or don't understand the value it can have in growing their business.   

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Topics: strategy, BHAG, strategy decisions, Strategy Decision

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