19 12, 2017

What Google taught me about developing great teams!

By |2019-11-18T20:11:34+00:00December 19th, 2017|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Clients and PuMP® Blueprint workshop participants often ask “who should be on our strategic planning team? Measures team? Objectives team? We often feel confident that if we find the perfect mix of individual traits and skills necessary, we’ll have a stellar PuMP® Measures team – take a stats whiz, someone who loves data, the manager [...]

26 09, 2017

How to Set Performance Targets That Motivate

By |2019-11-18T20:11:34+00:00September 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 |2019-11-18T20:11:34+00:00August 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 [...]

25 04, 2017

5 reasons why I love the PuMP® Blueprint

By |2019-11-18T20:11:34+00:00April 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 |2019-11-18T20:11:34+00:00March 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. […]

17 01, 2017

What is a Performance Measure, Really?

By |2019-11-18T20:11:35+00:00January 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 |2019-11-18T20:11:35+00:00December 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 [...]