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Does Your Compensation Strategy Drive Enterprise Optimization?

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

I’ve worked with 300+ businesses in my coaching career, which stared in 1999 shortly after the radio station I was part owner in sold.

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Topics: employee performance, How to Motivate Employees, Think Like Amazon, Rewards & Compensation, Employee Ownership

Ask Better Questions – Leadership is Language

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 25, 2020

Being curious about what someone else thinks is the foundation of asking good questions.

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Topics: employee performance, questions, Leadership Is Language, David Marquet

Indistractable - Control Your Attention – Handle Distraction

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 11, 2020

Whether it’s the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 or not, I’ve found myself being more distracted than ever.

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Topics: employee performance, performance, Focus, productivity, Coronavirus, Indistractable, Nir Eyal, Distraction, COVID19

Indistractable – Distraction is Your Enemy

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 4, 2020

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”  ~Sun Tzu

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Topics: employee performance, performance, Focus, productivity, Indistractable, Nir Eyal

How to Avoid Willful Blindness

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Apr 27, 2020

The problem with willful blindness is, we are unaware of our it.

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Topics: employee performance, customer and employee feedback, Work Environment, Willful Blindness

What is Willful Blindness

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

What is willful blindness?

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee performance, Work Environment, Coronavirus, Willful Blindness, COVID19

Why Role-Playing Fails

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Mar 9, 2020

Start discussing role playing, and most people quickly feel an aversion to it.

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Topics: Employee Feedback, employee performance, Training, training and education, Sales Training, Role Play

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

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