KPIs are tools that organizations use to define, measure, monitor and track its performance over time toward the attainment of its stated organizational goals.
It’s Not What You Do, But How You Do It
CEOs make a lot of decisions, announce them, and then expect everyone to be on board and execute flawlessly. If only it were that simple
4 Tips for Attracting Top Talent
Successful companies populate their teams with A-players. To do otherwise is a disservice to the company and its stakeholders. Unfortunately, most A-players aren’t actively seeking new employment.
The Top 3 Leadership Challenges CEOs Face
If being a CEO were easy, everybody would be one. CEOs are expected to know what to do—and to do it without falling down. There is a reason few in business rise to this position.
The Value of Conflicting Opinions on a Corporate Advisory Board
When President Lincoln was choosing his Cabinet, he turned to his three fiercest Republican rivals—people against whom he’d run!—and top Democrats. Lincoln virtually assured that every meeting would erupt in conflict.
The 3 Keys to Success for Great CEOs
Ever wonder why some CEOs succeed so easily while others seem to struggle just to keep their company going? The answer is simpler than you think. Really great CEOs focus their efforts on three key factors: Clarity, Accountability, and KPIs.
It’s Not an Option Anymore. Why Have an Advisory Board?
If a basketball coach stocks his bench with 7-footers, he’s not giving his team an advantage. He’s leveling the playing field, or the playing court, in this case.
Why You Need Interns, and Why You Should Pay Them
What do Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Ursula Burns, Tony Adams, and Andrea Jung have in common? Believe it or not, they all got their start as interns.
Growing Pains: The Top 4 Challenges Small Businesses Face
Running a business is like rowing a boat upstream. Once you stop rowing, you start to slip backwards. When the company is growing, owners have to be rowing furiously to get the next deal, to sign the next contract, to hire the next A player.
Transactional Managers: Is This Old-School Approach Killing Your Company’s Productivity?
Which type of salesperson is more valuable? The one who follows the rules and accomplishes nothing, or the one who is so efficient and effective that the company can count on her to be successful no matter how long or hard she works?