Tag: goal setting

Help Your Team Become More In 2014

Help Your Team Become More In 2014
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
~ John Quincy Adams

My eyes are crossing and my neck is twitchy after 27 conference calls to finalize our 2014 Performance Agreements. We’ve debated what defines a “balanced scorecard” and negotiated

The Power of Great Expectations

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It was March over a decade ago. I had just finished singing Amazing Grace and was headed down from the choir loft back to my pew. My Dad began the eulogy for my Grandma, who had died that week. He looked at his brothers and sisters in the first row and said, “I am thankful for expectations.” Me too. Sometimes we are told to expect less. Don’t listen. Some of my biggest successes have come just

Discard and Replenish: What Will You Stop Doing in 2013? thumbnail

You had a great year, you worked hard, you achieved results, and learned along the way. Great, now what can you discard? 2013 will bring new challenges, exciting initiatives and inspiring ideas. With that will come more work, new project plans, and of course new metrics and reporting. The new initiatives will come on fast and furious, likely with sizzle and inspiration. Your days were already full no matter how

How to Pick the Right Big Goal

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Want more success and fun for your team? Try picking one BIG goal.

When looking to make a difference for the business, I always look for the “one big goal” that we can accomplish that will really make an impact. As Covey would say, what is your most “Wildly Important Goal”?  What will be dramatically different (better) after our team is done with it? What needs to be