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The Four D's

You and your team have to be drivers of personal and economic growth. Your managers are coaches!

Leaders also have to find the balance between the demands of their stakeholders and those of the actual processes of doing their work.

You’ll need to implement routines to enable sufficient discipline. Your entire company must be aware of the number one priority for each quarter or year – the first element of discipline.

It’s essential to know which questions are the most pressing ones and start making decisions. When scaling up, start by tackling the biggest issues first.

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