Wildly Important Goals

What I’ve Learned About Wildly Important Goals I ‘grew up’ during a time when ‘more was more’, particularly when it came to goals.  I can remember, with much pride, a time when I presented to the board 24 goals for the coming year.  I felt so successful.  “We have so...

When We Fail to Execute – Part 2

Last month we explored how lack of clarity and lack of buy-in influenced our organizational ability to execute on our goals.  This month we will look at one final dynamic…the ‘energy’ in our organization that siphons our ability and willingness to be high performing....

When We Fail to Execute

I’ve spent many years trying to understand the collective behaviors of organizations. What are the collective behaviors that make them successful and what are those behaviors that tend to get them off track? It’s not complex, just difficult. At the top of the list is...

Scoreboards: Not Just at Wrigley Field

Scoreboards: Not Just at Wrigley Field By Jim Struck, Leadership Vision, LLC My last column discussed the value of benchmarking and key performance indicators (KPI’s) in helping organizations to execute. In general, I am a big fan of benchmarks and KPI’s because they:...