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Nothing is more motivating than belonging to a team of people who know the goal and are determined to get there.



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Discipline 2: Act on the lead measures

You should apply most of your energy, time and resources only to the tasks and actions that drive your lead measure (the tasks directly related to achieving the goal.) 


Lead measures will inform you of the likelihood of reaching the goal. If you’re unlikely to reach...


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A team won't naturally engage with a strategy

A leader can influence two key things when it comes to producing results:

  • The strategy
  • The ability to execute that strategy.

If a strategy is clear and you as the leader are driving it, your team won’t naturally engage to achieve it


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Discipline 1: Focus on a wildly important goal (WIG)

When it comes to setting goals, focus all your attention on one wildly important goal at a time. In doing so, you will execute better than if you spread yourself too thinly. 

Choosing the right WIG:

  • Brainstorm possible WIGs.


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Discipline 3: Keep A Compelling Scoreboard

Discipline 3: Keep A Compelling Scoreboard

A visible scoreboard ensures that everyone knows whether they are on the right track. It keeps the team motivated.

The scoreboard needs to clearly and simply outline the data.

  • Only have necessary data on display so that eve...


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Discipline 4: Create A Cadence Of Accountability

It is important to create a consistent cycle of accounting for past performance and plan for the future. This can be done with weekly WIG sessions.

There are three parts to a WIG section:

  1. Account: Report on commitments. Iden...


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