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26 09, 2017

How to Set Performance Targets That Motivate

By |September 26th, 2017|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

How do you feel when you hear the word ‘target’ at work? Angry? Nervous? Fearful? Excited? Motivated? Competitive? That’s the funny thing about performance targets: we often have an emotional response to them, based on whether or not we believe we can meet them. Are these emotional responses healthy? […]

25 08, 2017

The #1 problem CEOs have with measuring their strategic priorities.

By |August 25th, 2017|Blog, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s time again for the quarterly strategy review meeting and the executive team has gathered to discuss progress. Most CEOs have become used to receiving the following report-outs: A financial report comparing standard financial measures from this quarter to previous quarter and to the same quarter last year A round of good news about the major action items that have been completed or business won And some major action items that are not “on-track” because the VP intimates the team needs more time and money. […]

29 05, 2017

OKRs vs KPIs: How do they compare?

By |May 29th, 2017|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Organizations have been struggling to set and measure their goals for as long as the planning industry has been around. Add the rapid growth that can occur in tech companies and goal setting can become even more difficult. […]

25 04, 2017

5 reasons why I love the PuMP® Blueprint

By |April 25th, 2017|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

By the time I came across the PuMP® Performance Measure Blueprint and it’s creator, Stacey Barr, I had already been in the workforce for 20 years, become vice president of a 500 million dollar company, worked at an Olympic games and consulted for five years. […]

22 03, 2017

Your first step towards evidence-based leadership

By |March 22nd, 2017|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Leaders seem to invest an inordinate amount of time in developing strategy and plans, but neglect to provide a systematic approach and direction for their employees to successfully execute and measure the impact. Yet, more and more leaders say they want to make more evidence-based decisions. […]

28 02, 2017

3 Steps to a better KPI dashboard

By |February 28th, 2017|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Do you struggle to get the right measures on your KPI dashboard?  Well, you are not alone. One of the most frequent questions I hear is “How do I build a KPI dashboard that people will use?” […]

21 01, 2017

Free Webinar: Bad KPI Habits

By |January 21st, 2017|Blog, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You know what they say, don’t you? If you want a different result you have to change your approach. If you want performance measurement to be easier, faster, more engaging, more meaningful AND to hit more targets, you have to change your approach. […]

17 01, 2017

What is a Performance Measure, Really?

By |January 17th, 2017|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Have you heard people throw out terms like Key Performance indicators (or KPIs for short), metrics, indicators, and measures? And have you secretly wondered what they really mean? Truthfully, this performance measurement business can seem like a complicated world but, it doesn’t have to be. So, let’s start by simplifying a couple things: First, all [...]

14 12, 2016

K.I.S.S. Your Goals!

By |December 14th, 2016|Blog, Featured|2 Comments

Four simple steps to improve the execution and performance measurement of your strategic goals Want your teams to deliver more impact and do less “busy work” in 2017? Then K.I.S.S. (keep it simple and specific) your goals! Why is it important to keep your goals simple? Easier for teams to connect to emotionally (and care [...]

21 09, 2016

Destination Canada puts PuMP® into Practice

By |September 21st, 2016|Blog, Case Studies Written by Clients|0 Comments

Gloria Loree is the Executive Director for Global Marketing at Canada’s tourism national marketing organization.  Gloria and nine members of her team and agency attended the Vancouver PuMP® Performance Measurement Blueprint Workshop earlier this year. After a few months of working with them to de-weasel their strategic plan, build a results map and design more [...]