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Steps 3 & 4: Positive Reinforcement: “Make Others Feel Important"

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jan 22, 2015

How can you make people feel important?  What benefits do you receive by doing so?

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, Employee Recognition, Business Growth, employee performance, positive reinforcement, Psychology of Achievement, Brian Tracy

Key Performance Indicators - Customer & Employee Feedback

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Last blog in Key Performance Indicators we presented the value of speaking to customers and employees routinely and why these measurements can be so powerful to your business. 

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Topics: Customer Feedback, Employee Feedback, Business Growth, key performance indicators, Customer Advocacy, Rockefeller Habits Checklist

Love ‘em or Lose ’em Beverly Kay - Las Vegas Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Nov 6, 2014

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, People, Growth Summit, Employee retention

Why You Should Not Facilitate Your Annual Meeting?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Considering that you’re the leader of your business it naturally makes sense that you should plan and command the leadership role in your annual planning and strategy session.

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee performance, Annual Plan, leadership, Four Decisions, Leadership Team

Where Does Confidence Come From? Giving Positive Reinforcement

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Aug 21, 2014

What happens to your brain, when it gets to think about something hard?

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, positive reinforcement, confidence, precision and specificity

Positive Reinforcement – Focus Praise on Behaviors

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 7, 2014

On my laptop that I frequently take to client meetings is a picture of my family including my wife, Michelle.  Occasionally I get compliments on how attractive she and my family is.  I often relay this to her and I frequently tell her how attractive she is.

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Topics: Employee Feedback, Employee Recognition, employee performance, People, positive reinforcement, best practices of growth companies, human behavior, How to Motivate Employees, human behavior performance

Why Do People Hate Their Jobs – Employee Feedback

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Nov 21, 2013

What makes people hate their jobs? What makes them non-productive, complaint-happy zombies? 

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, weekly meetings, collective intelligence, employee performance, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits

Discover Leading Indicators in Weekly Meetings

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 18, 2013

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Topics: Acute Myeloid Luekemia, Customer Feedback, Employee Feedback, weekly meetings, leading indicators, Bone Marrow Transplant, GVHD, Relationship Drivers

Reality - More Stockdale Paradox

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 23, 2012

It’s difficult to describe the respect I have for Admiral Stockdale.  The torture he faced at the hands of the Vietnamese was incredible.   Yesterday I received some more brutal facts about how things might look moving forward. 

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Topics: Acute Myeloid Luekemia, Customer Feedback, Employee Feedback, Five Dysfunctions of a Team, meeting rhythms, Stockdale Paradox, The Advantage

The Ideal Growth Tree – Five Must Do’s To Live Your Core Purpose

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 28, 2012

As a business coach I’ve discovered there are two opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to why a business doesn’t create a set of ideals, or as Jim Stengel calls it the Brand Ideal. 

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee engagement, Strategic Discipline, Core Purpose, Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the Wo, use of energy

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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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