The 4 Disciplines of Execution®
A simple, repeatable formula for executing your most important priorities
Every year, organizations spend more than $30 billion on strategy creation—and more than 80% of those strategies fail. FranklinCovey’s The 4 Disciplines of Execution® methodology provides the framework for organizations seeking to increase strategic execution by creating a culture of high performance.
Help your teams respond to change with agility to ensure they continue to achieve consistent results.
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The 4 Disciplines of Execution in a Nutshell
This is the discipline of focus. Exceptional execution starts with narrowing the focus—clearly identifying what must be done. Otherwise, nothing else you achieve really matters much.Discipline 1
This is the discipline of leverage. 80% of your results will come from 20% of your activities; are you focusing on the right ones? Discipline 2 is based on the principle that not all actions are created equal. Identify and act on the activities with the highest leverage.Discipline 2
This is the discipline of engagement. People and teams play differently when they are keeping score, and the right kind of scoreboards motivate the players to win.Discipline 3
This is the discipline of accountability. Each team engages in a simple weekly process that highlights successes, analyzes failures, and course-corrects as necessary, creating the ultimate performance-management system.Discipline 4
Narrow the focus and create clarity and commitment around a key breakthrough result with executable targets.
Unleash and apply everyone’s collective energy toward your key breakthrough result using the 4DX principles and implementation processes. This is a proven process used in more than 4,000 implementations.
Utilize a scalable platform (4DX OS) with scoreboards that let everyone know if they’re winning or losing as a team, as individuals, and as an organization.
Track the pace of progress real-time using a metric called XPS (Execution Performance Score) to ensure all your teams are on track to achieving your breakthrough result.
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