Doug Fisher

About Doug Fisher

Doug Fisher, Coach and Consultant helps North American organizations increase productivity, efficiency and the profitability of Operations and IT functions.

Cool Hacks To Get Organized At Work

Cool Hacks To Get Organized At Work Doug Fisher – Boardroom Metrics “Organized people are just too lazy to look for things” “He’s CDO, OCD with all the letters in order… as they should be” “A clean desk indicates a sick mind” You have heard all the jokes about those rare people who keep their [...]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Five Business Lessons Learned From Baseball

Doug Fisher – Boardroom Metrics Five Business Lessons Learned From Baseball “A bad day at the ball park is better than a good day elsewhere" I love baseball! There are several passions in my stable but the American past-time is very high on the list. I watch games almost every day, read about the game, [...]

By |July 29th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Who’s Accountable for your Accountability

Who's Accountable for your Accountability? Spend a day in company meetings and you will surely hear the word accountability many times. This should be a good thing, and sometimes it is though this is not always the case. I’m all for accountability but I question the definition or context of the word. Think a minute… [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Seven Attributes of Great Business Leaders

Seven Attributes of Great Business Leaders by Doug Fisher – Boardroom Metrics Every business leader has their strengths and weaknesses.  My greatest weaknesses are taking defeat very hard and overcomplicating things I do not understand well.  There are an unlimited number of attributes we would all love to see in any leader, especially ourselves.  I [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Make Your Weekly Meetings Effective

Well, it’s Monday and that means it’s time to once again to assemble your team of business leaders to discuss the happenings of the prior seven days and prepare for the critical events of the coming week. You surely have a list of items you need to discuss.  Logically, you solicited agenda items from the [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Continual Improvement – 8 Questions to Ask your Employees

There are many critical moments in the life of a business leader. One often-missed opportunity is that one-on-one conversation with an employee regarding their happiness, performance, fit in the organization, or career track.

By |July 15th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Hiring Millennials Without Using The Word Millennial

New trends in the business world are generally interesting and, at times, worthy of consideration and adoption. In most cases, there is always something to learn but I detest the concept and word… millennial. I believe most millennials do as well. We don’t group or label other groups of team members by age.  Why start [...]

By |July 5th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Big Picture Thinking

Taking Time to Think - Big Picture Thinking I call it “window time”, the moments I invest in thinking solely about the big picture. It’s called the big picture for a reason… because it’s hugely important! Business owners and leaders often fail prey to an obsession with that daily to-do list, all the mundane issues [...]

By |June 30th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments