Leading Targets & Micro Enterprises

Haier changed from a central top down strategy to a decentralized Micro Enterprise  (ME) approach. “Every ME is charged with pursuing ambitious goals for growth and transformation – known as leading targets. Rather than taking last year’s performance as a starting point, objectives are set outside in. A dedicated research unit collects product-by-product statistics on […]

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FORBES – The Benefits Of Simplicity

Being an effective manager is not about mastering mysterious and complicated methods.  It’s about keeping it simple and following old, proven, and even obvious ideas. What made a good leader in the past is still what makes one today: being competent, caring, and benevolent. Take time to understand your employees. Set thoughtful, logical goals for […]

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Forbes – Strategies To Maintain Employee Motivation

“Six Strategies To Maintain Employee Motivation” Rebecca Skilbeck Forbes magazine. Key learnings; High-functioning teams do exist: organisations such as Google, Atlassian and Microsoft show us it can be done. These teams share a common denominator: their leadership constantly motivates and inspires employees. Set goals to create meaning Goal-setting gives employees meaning in their day-to-day roles: […]

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WEEKSHEET, win every week….

A calendar week is the ideal unit to break your goals into. It allows you to achieve significant steps forward, and allows for mental and physical recovery over the weekend. WEEKSHEET is a way to achieve your goals. It is not an alternative to your agenda, nor a to-do list. Every Friday close your week […]

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Manage execution towards objectives by utilizing Continuous Performance Management

Many of the best CEOs today utilize Continuous Performance Management (CPM) throughout their organizations. CPM refers to performance management processes that occur on an ongoing basis, rather than via some annual or biannual appraisals. Near-term objective setting done as part of the CPM process should be based on the strategy and alignment discussed above. CPM need not […]

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Create proper alignment of objectives across the company

​If you are not already aligning objectives across your company and aligning team and group objectives to the corporate strategy – make sure to do so ASAP. Consider that if if you do not align objectives across your organization you could have people replicating one another’s work or, even worse, “rowing in opposite directions.” full Inc. article: https://www.inc.com/joseph-steinberg/7-ways-successful-ceos-improve-performance-of-their-teams.html

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