Advice and Insight for Entrepreneurs and Leadership Teams
Peter Drucker once said, “what gets measured, gets managed.” I’m beginning to understand the true meaning of his words as I work with my clients and businesses I own.
In strengthening the Six Key Components™ of a business, the Data Component™ is often the last to get attention.…
When it comes to priorities, you may have heard the term ‘Rocks’, first popularized by Stephen Covey in his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. He defined Rocks as your most important priorities, the things you must get done before urgent things that come up as well as daily interruptions.
A couple of weeks ago, I had a morning appointment with a business owner and an afternoon appointment with an executive (from a different company).
The two meetings couldn’t have been more different.
Several of my clients recently asked for help in putting together company or departmental scorecards. For many organizations and leaders, finding the right set of 5 to 15 leading indicators that provide an absolute pulse on the business (or the department) is a difficult challenge. Often it takes several months or longer to truly fall in love with your scorecard.
Like most worthwhile journeys, strengthening the Data Component™ starts with a single step.