Disciplined execution - David DeWolf

Disciplined execution is only half the equation

Recently an advisor noted that our company’s performance had significantly increased over the last quarter. In his mind, the improvements were a result of disciplined execution and keeping the team’s eye on the here and now. In fact, he recommended that I focus so keenly on execution that I exclude my senior executive team from any strategic discussions about the future of the business.

I was angered by the suggestion, but committed myself to processing the advice. Here are my...

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How to Build Momentum the Easy Way - David DeWolf

Just Do Something: How to Build Momentum the Easy Way

One of the biggest roadblocks many leaders face is their inability to build momentum. Here’s how to build momentum…the easy way.

The secret is to get moving.

And then, incrementally do more. Too many try to go from 0 to 60.

An object in motion stays in motion. Moreover, an object in motion is easier to accelerate than one standing still. Don’t believe me? Go to your local Walmart and buy a medicine ball. Place it on a flat surface and push it with nothing but your index finger. It...

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