If You Want Your Organization to Fail, Focus on Results
- March 4, 2020
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Operational Execution
Many organizations believe that they can mandate outcomes.
Thou Shalt Be Engaged! Why Employee Engagement Is a Behavior Change That Comes From Within
Senior leaders seem not to understand that anything that requires a behavior change on the part of employees is not a good target for such strategies.
How Key Performance Activities Are Different From Key Performance Indicators and Why That’s Important
Most organizations that create a strong vision and compelling strategy on paper will fail to implement it.
Do New IT Tools Foster Passion or Stress in Your Organization?
As Simon Sinek said, “Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for something we care about is called passion.”
Busy Doesn’t Equal Productive: Distinguishing Between KPIs and Goals
Is it possible we’re too busy to get anything done? Could we be reducing our productivity through the very efforts we’re making to increase it?
The Power of Small: Why Nano Inputs Lead to Macro Outputs and What That Means for You and Your Organization
The movie the Big Short opens with what is claimed to be a quote from Mark Twain (which it isn’t): “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so!”
Customer Servitude Has Replaced Customer Service
Organizations have improved their operations each year, with technological advances having a profound impact on both profitability and quality of products and services.
Change Management Is Impossible Without a Process
I have worked with hundreds of high level business and other organizational leaders who desired to make a change in their organization.
Mistaking Technical Strategies for Adaptive Execution Challenges Often Leads to a Poor Culture of Performance
The argument has been made that the biggest single leadership failure is to treat adaptive challenges like technical problems.
Is There A “Recipe” for Entrepreneurship?
On a recent trip to Silicon Valley, I was talking to a very successful venture capitalist. He said, “the problem with most entrepreneurs is that they don’t know the recipe of entrepreneurship.