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Work Longer – Make Poor Decisions

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, May 2, 2016

What’s the biggest reason to work less?

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Topics: Decision-Making, less is more, productivity, Willpower, Scrum, Scrum, Execution

Why You Should Work Less.

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Have you ever felt you work too much?

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Topics: less is more, time management, productivity, Scrum

Less is More - Think Like a Winner – Orlando Growth Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, May 14, 2015

Built to Last author John Warrillow kicked off Wednesday’s Growth Summit.  His presentation on recurring revenue ideas from his new book The Automatic Customer should be what this blog is on.  That was until Rabbi Stephen Baars presented. Rabbi Baars delivered the shortest of the four Leadership speakers, about 15 minutes in length. There were four outstanding presentations today, I believe he had the greatest impact on the audience.

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Topics: less is more, Growth Summit, Growth Summit. Learning, Rabbi Stephen Baars

A Story of Courage – The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 4, 2014

Do you have the courage and conviction to say no?

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Topics: Decision-Making, Top Priority, priority, less is more, time management

Johnson & Johnson’s Core Purpose Repercussion

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jul 31, 2014

What’s your Core Purpose?  We’ve discussed this subject several times, and it’s revealing that Greg McKeown in Essentialism speaks to it as well. 

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Topics: Decision-Making, Core Purpose, less is more, Clarity of Purpose

Less is More: Sleep is for Failures and the 90% Rule

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 28, 2014

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Topics: less is more, time management, performance, productivity

Curing the Undisciplined Pursuit of More

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Essentialism, by Greg McKeown, subtitle is The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.  This blog title is a rephrasing to emphasis the issue. 

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Topics: Discipline, less is more

Disciplined Required - Less is More

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 21, 2014

The book Essentialism confronts the notion that we can have it all while supporting the idea less is more.  There is a common theme that underlies its principles. It’s a requirement for success in any endeavor.  That prerequisite is discipline.

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Topics: Business Growth, Strategic Discipline, Great by Choice, One Page Strategic Plan, less is more, strategy, Southwest Airlines

Less is More – The Power of Focus: Essentialism

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Have you ever had someone tell you to slow down? 

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Topics: less is more, Jim Collins, Multipliers

Have You Defined What Not To Do – Great by Choice SMaC Recipe

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Mar 25, 2013

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Topics: Great by Choice, 10Xers, fanatic discipline, SMaC Recipe, less is more, SMaC, Southwest Airlines

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