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What does 85% of the Fortune 50 know about Flawless Execution?
Few organizations operate with the efficiency and precision of elite military teams, but the ones that do practice Flawless Execution. A proprietary continuous improvement process derived from military practices, Flawless Execution is built from a foundational understanding of the habits and qualities of high-performing teams who operate in rapidly changing and challenging environments.
This blog will serve as your go-to resource throughout your pursuit of Flawless Execution. From tips and techniques to white papers and expert articles, you will find everything you need to accelerate performance and drive results in your organization. But most importantly, this will be your home for Flawless Execution. Throughout 2014, we will walk you through the model that has revolutionized the daily processes, and consequently the output, of thousands of organizations around the world.
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Planning. In February we defined it and in March we described it. Now, as the anticipation has reached a dull roar, we will tell you how to do it (at least, how we think you should do it). The Six … Continue reading
By William M. Duke, CDR (ret.), USN Director of Learning & Development at Afterburner, Inc. In Part I of this series, I introduced the concept that, from the perspective of complexity, everything exists within a system. In Part II, … Continue reading
By William M. Duke, CDR (ret.), USN Director of Learning & Development at Afterburner, Inc. In “Strategic Planning and Effects-Based Thinking, Part I,” the definition of effects-based thinking, or EBT, was established as an approach to strategic planning which … Continue reading
By William M. Duke, CDR (ret.), USN Director of Learning & Development at Afterburner, Inc. As the name implies, effects-based thinking (EBT) is an approach to strategic planning and decision making where the effects of specific actions are assessed, … Continue reading