Here’s a question for you: What determines organizational success? Is it the stock market, profit margin, liquidity, a combination of 101 factors or pure luck? The irony is - no matter which way you look at it, you will probably land at 1010 factors, half of which you can’t define. So may I ask why … Continue reading Must we measure ROI?
I hate to break it to you, but the end of the year is almost here. Of the many activities we undertake during this season, my favourite, by far, has to be the year end retrospective; and if there was ever a year to do one, it has to be this. 2020 has been a … Continue reading The Big Retrospective
Every leading product organization releases an upgrade every year if not more often. We refresh advertisements every season. Channel partners are reviewed, added or, removed at regular intervals and even logos get redesigned. Then you turn the lens inwards into the organization and gasp! How did we get this static? The performance management system was … Continue reading Expectations are a moving target
Goal setting is a slippery task. No matter how much effort you put into it, it always seems to be lacking an elusive magical element. Just when you feel like you’ve got it right, the year takes an unexpected tumble and you find yourself back at the drawing board.
Watermelon goals are green on the outside but when you cut it open and dig a little, bright red and juicy on the inside.
We've all fallen into the trap of wanting to do too much in too little time. We've also successfully deluded ourselves into believing that this is required. Let me burst that bubble for you. It is not! Au contraire, it is the worst possible thing you could ever do. If you've had to choose between … Continue reading The cost of doing too much