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Significance Changes Everything – Procrastinate on Purpose – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 28, 2016

In 1989 Stephen Covey introduced the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  In his book he referenced the 4 Quadrant Idea for managing time we shared in Focus on Priorities – Eisenhower Matrix.

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Topics: time management, Execution, Growth Summit. Learning, Dallas Growth Summit 2016

Inspire Innovation – Biomimicry the Shark’s Paintbrush – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 21, 2016

A shortfall of every business I work with, and judging by our group of Gazelles Coaches and Verne Harnish’s work with mid-size business as well, is innovation. 

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Topics: Innovation Process, Innovation Window, Biomimicry, Dallas Growth Summit 2016

DEEP WORK – Steve Jobs Behavior Guide – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Nov 17, 2016

“You’ve got to find what you love. That is as true for your work as it is for your lovers.” Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Speech 2005.

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Topics: Focus, productivity, Steve Jobs, Deep Work, Dallas Growth Summit 2016, Concetration, Cal Newport

Workplace Drama – END IT!  David Emerald Womeldorff – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Two previous blog posts Victim, Rescuer, Persecutor:  Which Role Are You Playing? and From Tension to Empowerment – Creating a Smart Tribe share tools to end workforce drama and tension through The Empowerment Dynamic David Emerald Womeldorff offered at the Dallas Growth Summit.  The previous blogs are based on Christine Comaford, a 2015 Growth Summit presenter and her book, Smart Tribes

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Topics: People, Dallas Growth Summit 2016, David Emerald Womeldorff

Do You Know Your People - Patrick Lencioni,  Employee Engagement Truths – Dallas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Fri, Oct 28, 2016

The first day of the Dallas Growth Summit featured top though leaders and authors:

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Topics: employee engagement, Patrick Lencioni, Growth Summit. Learning, Dallas Growth Summit 2016

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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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