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The 4 Disciplines of Execution®

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  • Tool: Wildly-Important-Goals

    Tool: Wildly-Important-Goals

    Does everyone on your team know the team's top two to three priorities (WIGs) and how they will align their efforts to achieve them? Use this tool to identify the Wildly Important Goals for your team so that you can start to effectively execute them.

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  • Whitepaper: Building a Winning Culture - Execute With Excellence

    Whitepaper: Building a Winning Culture - Execute With Excellence

    Learn how to execute with excellence by reading this flipbook.

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  • Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times

    Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times

    In times of great uncertainty, leaders are faced with one of two choices. Freeze to the point of inaction, allowing uncertainty to damage culture, performance, results, and significantly slow a return to greatness. Or, transform fear into engagement, execute with excellence, use the uncertainty as a time to actually increase trust, and help everyone in the organization prepare to do more with less.

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  • Case Study: The 4 Disciplines of Execution® Created Breakthrough Results at Sipchem

    Case Study: The 4 Disciplines of Execution® Created Breakthrough Results at Sipchem

    See how Sipchem was able to focus and engage their employees on the most important metrics.

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  • Leadership Tip: Align Actions with the Wildly Important Goals

    Leadership Tip: Align Actions with the Wildly Important Goals

    Are the efforts of your team members moving your goals forward? Learn how to make it easier for them to do so by aligning actions with wildly important goals.

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  • Leadership Tip: Make High-Impact Commitments

    Leadership Tip: Make High-Impact Commitments

    What are the one or two most important things you can do this week to impact performance and achieve goals? Make high-impact commitments with this tip.

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  • Video: Leverage Four Principles to Execute in Times of Change

    Video: Leverage Four Principles to Execute in Times of Change

    The hardest thing a leader will ever do is drive a strategy or plan that requires a change in human behavior. It's even more difficult in turbulent times. Learn key behaviors that enable leaders and organizations to execute on their Wildly Important Goals®.

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  • Leadership Tip: Clarify Expectations

    Leadership Tip: Clarify Expectations

    Communication is key during uncertainty. Is your team crystal clear on what you expect from them? Are you clear on what they expect from you? Great leaders clarify expectations and minimize frustrations.

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  • Leadership Tip: Set Clear Expectations And Goals

    Leadership Tip: Set Clear Expectations And Goals

    Are your assumptions about people influencing their performance? When setting expectations, avoid relying on assumptions that can set people up to fail.

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  • Webcast: Achieving Your Goals in Times of Uncertainty (Arabic)

    Webcast: Achieving Your Goals in Times of Uncertainty (Arabic)

    Arabic Live Webcast on achieving your goals in times of uncertainty

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  • Video: Creating Focus in a Crisis

    Video: Creating Focus in a Crisis

    Why a "burning platform" for change may not create the focus you need. How to engage your team in a winnable game when the situation seems hopeless. Based on the 20 years of research behind The 4 Disciplines of Execution.

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  • Leadership Tip: Identify The Wildly Important Goals (WIGs)

    Leadership Tip: Identify The Wildly Important Goals (WIGs)

    Does everyone on your team know the team’s top two or three priorities and how they will align their efforts to achieve them? Identify the wildly important with this tip.

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  • Leadership Tip: Deliver Results

    Leadership Tip: Deliver Results

    Are you and your team delivering activities instead of results? Are the results the right ones?

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  • Leadership Tip: Expect to Win

    Leadership Tip: Expect to Win

    Great leaders expect to win, especially when faced with unexpected challenges and disruptions.

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  • Whitepaper: Executing in Uncertainty and Complexity

    Whitepaper: Executing in Uncertainty and Complexity

    Bestselling author and strategy execution expert Chris McChesney outlines how The 4 Disciplines of Execution® can help leaders drive results, even during uncertain and ambiguous times. Learn how to clarify goals and take the complexity out of achieving them.

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  • Podcast: Staying Focused Through a Sales Reorganization

    When your sales team is reorganized, how do you stay focused and continue serving the clients needs? In this episode Jeff, Abbey, and James discuss sale org changes they have been through and what they have done and do to continue serving clients.

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  • Podcast: Executing Your Sales Plan

    This month is sales execution. To introduce the theme Jeff shares a story about starting a business and how it came down to one sale.

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  • Podcast: The 4 Disciplines of Sales Execution

    Getting a breakthrough result requires intentional focus. Leveraging the 4 Disciplines of Execution you can accomplish results in areas that have previously been out of reach. In this conversation Jeff walks through an example of an organization and sales professional using 4DX to achieve a breakthrough result.

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  • Podcast: How to Be CEO of Your Business

    Last week's discussion was about the responsibilities of CEO and if you as the sales professional were CEO of your business and determined that you indeed were CEO. This week the discussion is about how to be CEO by determining your strategy using the Sales Strategy Map. Enjoy!

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  • Case Study: Marriott Hotels

    Case Study: Marriott Hotels

    See how Marriott uses The 4 Disciplines of Execution to engage their employees, keep score and hold everyone accountable. The results are better business decisions, and increased guest and employee satisfaction scores.

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