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 [...]

21 09, 2016

Destination Canada puts PuMP® into Practice

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

20 09, 2016

How to Remember Your Strategic Plan

By |2019-11-18T20:11:35+00:00September 20th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Want your team to remember your Strategic Plan? Have them draw it! When executing a strategic plan, leaders universally complain of the lack of early adoption.  Leaders thought it might be the size of the strategic plan, so the “one page strategic plan” emerged.  Leaders summarized that if there is less information to read, employees [...]

16 08, 2016

4 Tips to Move from Measuring What You “Can” to What You “Need”

By |2016-08-16T23:26:09+00:00August 16th, 2016|Blog, Featured|1 Comment

When you look at your organization’s performance report is it bursting at the seams with measures that get responses like “Hmmmm, that’s interesting” or “So What! What does counting that tell me?” Perhaps the report is more likely to be ignored than read at all. Why does this happen? Often it’s because the report has [...]