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Paul Niven
OKRs have been proven to help overcome many vexing challenges that plague modern organizations.For example, they can: foster teamwork and collaboration, drive engagement through their mix of top-down and bottom-up development, and ensure your focus is fixed squarely on just the things that matter most for your success.But you know what they can’t...Full Article »
Execution is everything. In a recent study (Harvard Business Review, March 2015) it was the number one challenge cited by global CEOs, topping innovation, geopolitical instability, and top-line growth. Little wonder it keeps executives up at night when you consider that at least two-thirds of companies struggle to execute their strategy.If...Full Article »
In a recent study highlighted in Harvard Business Review, strategy execution was cited as the number one challenge facing global CEOs, topping innovation, geopolitical instability, and top-line growth. Little wonder it keeps executives up at night when you consider that at least two-thirds (and by some estimates a much higher percentage) of...Full Article »
I don’t know if it’s a sudden thirst for knowledge or a classic mid-life crisis, but recently I’ve become very interested in cars. Not just a typical urge characterized by the purchase of a sleek new sports car, but instead I’ve cultivated a desire to learn how cars work.Why do the brakes take us from 60 to zero in a few seconds? How exactly is...Full Article »
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One of the many benefits of performance measurement is its ability to help us understand and provide context to the past. Most modern organizations, which find themselves drowning in a sea of raw data while yearning for real insights, would undoubtedly agree that context is vital. However, the very best performance measures also allow us to extend...Full Article »