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World Changes – Business Not – Ray Sisodia – ScaleUp San Antonio Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jun 8, 2017

Ever wonder why we need a place like TGI Fridays?

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Topics: People, Conscious Capitalism, Trends, Scale Up Summit San Antonio

Highlights ScaleUp Summit San Antonio Day 1

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Tue, May 23, 2017

An outstanding group of speakers today, starting with Dr. Robert Cialdini, author of Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade, Joe Polish, Average Joe’s Marketing Book: The Missing Manual for Marketing and Growing Your Small Business, Dean Graziosi, Millionaire Success Habits: The Gateway To Wealth & Prosperity, Michael Bungay Stanier, The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever, Raj Sisodia, Co-Author of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business along with Bob Chapman Co-Author of Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family.

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Topics: Marketing, Conscious Capitalism, The Coaching Habit, Scale Up Summit San Antonio, Robert Cialdini Pre-Suasion, Joe Polish, Dean Graziosi

Communication is Leadership – Kip Tindell Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Nov 5, 2015

Verne Harnish has long lauded Kip Tindell’s book Uncontainable as one of the best business books he’s ever read. Perhaps it was my frame of mind or his voice, but I must confess that when I began listening to the audio version of Uncontainable I was less than impressed.  Kip is the voice on the audio version and I simply found myself losing interest as he continued to preach his philosophy on The Container Store and how he influenced its growth.

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Topics: Growth Summit, Conscious Capitalism, Uncontainable

3 Rules, 5 Attributes Make A Good Company Achieve Business Growth!

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, May 29, 2014

A number of books I’ve read this past year suggest that being a good company, having a Core Purpose (Patrick Lencioni’s The Advantage), and Brand Ideal (Grow by Jim Stengel) and focusing on the humanity of your business can make you not only more successful but more profitable.

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Topics: Good to Great, Business Growth, Good Company, Conscious Capitalism

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