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FINAL OUTTHINKER PROCESS #5 – SELL – Build Buy-In

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Aug 6, 2018

Three ideas. 

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff

STEP 4 - OUTTHINKER PROCESS - ANALYZE – Space For Impossible Ideas

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 30, 2018

How do you take 192 strategic narratives and determine which have the greatest potential to grow your business.

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff

STEP 3 OUTTHINKER PROCESS - EXPAND – Strategic Narratives

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Tue, Jul 24, 2018

“Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.” ~ Napoleon Hill

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Topics: strategy, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff

OUTTHINKER PROCESS STEP 2 – DISSECT (3 Leverage Points) Example

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 16, 2018

Our last two blogs, The OUTTHINKER PROCESS – FIRST STEP (Example) and Calculate Your OUTthinker Score – The Assessment Re-Visited shared an example of my customers 1st step in the Outthinker Process plus we revisited how the assessment to calculate your Outthinker Score with the 8 P’s.

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Topics: strategy, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff

Calculate Your OUTthinker Score – The Assessment Re-Visited

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Jul 9, 2018

This week I’m on vacation.  Last Thursday’s Blog, The OUTTHINKER PROCESS – STEP (Example) shared my customer’s first step in the Outthinker Process. The framework for this first step requires your leadership team to take a closer look at your business in terms of your competitiveness.  The 8 P’s assessment, the Outthinker Score, provide great clarity on how your business is positioned against your competition.

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Topics: strategy, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Strategy Decision, OUTTHINKER SCORE - ASSESSMENT, Outthinker Process

The OUTTHINKER PROCESS – FIRST STEP (Example)

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Jul 5, 2018

Last Tuesday one of my customers finished their last step in Kaihan Krippendorff’s, Outthinker Process. See the 5 steps of the Process in this picture/chart.

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Topics: strategy, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process

Great Execution Won’t Matter Without Effective Strategy – Kaihan Krippendorff, New Orleans ScaleUp Summit

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Tue, May 22, 2018

This is not a question of chicken or the egg.

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Topics: OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, ScaleUp Summit Learning, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff, ScaleUp Summit New Orleans 2018

How to Develop A Disruptive Business Model The Outthinker Process - 36 Stratagems

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Apr 23, 2018

How does your business innovate?

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Topics: strategy, Strategy Decision, OUTthnkers 5 most common Strategies, Outthinker Process, Kaihan Krippendorff, 8 P's

Why Have a 3 – 5 Year Plan?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Apr 16, 2018

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Topics: Strategic Planning, 3-5 year plan, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process, Event or Process, Simon Sinek

Are Best Practices Dead?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Thu, Feb 8, 2018

Digital is taking over every aspect of business.

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Topics: best practices of growth companies, Best Business Practices, strategy decisions, OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION, Outthinker Process, Digital Disruption, Speed

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