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Why World Class Performance Isn’t Measurable

Let’s say our organization needs to buy a fleet of vehicles and we have two procurement teams. We tell team 1 that we want quiet, blue, four-door, fuel-efficient cars. We tell team 2 that we want world-class, high-quality, great-value, high-performing cars. Then we give both teams a few weeks to find their vehicles. Guess which team will be able to produce measurable...
November 14, 2017 0 Comments

Creating Authentic Urgency for Better KPIs

Complacency is a big reason why useless KPIs stay. A sense of urgency is what’s needed to spark the change to better KPIs. But it must be authentic, and speak to the head and the heart.

October 10, 2017 0 Comments

Just Because Some KPIs Are Bad Doesn’t Make KPIs Wrong

KPIs have a bad reputation, from bad pasts experiences people have with them. But we can’t let their reputation become the truth about them.
October 3, 2017 0 Comments

How Do You Measure The Impact Of An Initiative?

Let’s get right to the point: if you have to ask how to measure the impact of an initiative, it means you got things back to front. Asking “how do you measure the impact of an initiative” means you don’t already know what the measure is. Obviously. But it can also mean you don’t even know what the impact should be. And that means you chose...
September 5, 2017 0 Comments
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