Picking the Goal

Picking the Goal Let’s say you want to set out a Big Goal to rally your team. What do we know about choosing a Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG)? Are there any dos and don’ts? How About a Financial Goal? Last year’s sales were $9.1 Million. C’mon guys, let’s make it a $10 Million year! […]

The Get Results Process in Brief

The Get Results Process in Brief Does this sound familiar? Your management team puts in 10 hour days, running around like crazy, fixing mistakes, putting out fires; Most of the non-management folks are not as fully engaged, maybe even a little lackadaisical, and they don’t really understand the operation’s strategy or goals; You have the […]

The Three Dimensions of the Big Goal

The Three Dimensions of the Big Goal The research is conclusive: teams perform better when they’re shooting for a Big Goal. Jim Collins (of Built to Last fame) called it the BHAG, for Big Hairy Audacious Goal! But then what? Here’s a handy way of thinking about goals for your group. Consider three interlocking scales: […]