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The 4 Disciplines of Execution

The 4 Disciplines of Execution Implementation teaches leaders how to help their teams execute on their highest priorities in the midst of the day-to-day whirlwind. We find that teaching leaders to deliver and implement the process with their teams, they "own the process" at a deeper level and the results are often groundbreaking.

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Establish a Clear Line of Sight to Your Wildly Important Goals

It takes incredible discipline to execute a strategic goal in any organization. But it takes even more discipline to do so again and again. Creating a culture of execution means embedding four basic disciplines into your organization. Every level needs to institutionalize a common approach.

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The Process

The 4 Disciplines of Execution process begins with the three key areas. The outcome of each step will determine the best approach on the next step.


  • Apply The 4 Disciplines of Execution to align the organization behind the strategy

  • Choose the primary Wildly Important Goal (WIG) and the fewest number of subordinate WIGs


  • Build team scoreboards based on the team WIGs (virtual or physical)

  • Team members learn how to make high-quality commitments

  • Learn how to run and begin holding weekly WIG meetings


  • Leaders learn and use executive scoreboards to support team success

  • Consultants coach teams to improve process effectiveness and leader involvement

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