Last blog in Key Performance Indicators we presented the value of speaking to customers and employees routinely and why these measurements can be so powerful to your business.
Strategic Discipline Blog
What are Key Performance Indicators? What they should entail? How do you determine which to track? How often if ever you should change them?
Let’s get into the nitty gritty of creating a compelling business dashboard. What elements need to be there, and what guidelines should you consider? Hopefully last blog Last Friday of the Month – How’s Your Dashboard Looking? on my health dashboard provided some insight into building a better dashboard.
Topics: leading indicators, Business Scorecards, key performance indicators, Four Disciplines of Execution, Create Business Dashboard and Scorecard, Build Business Dashboard, Create Business Scorecard
2013’s begun and we are already to the last Friday of the month of January!
Most businesses have some solid metrics in place to monitor their Process/Productivity Drivers. Productivity/Process Drivers include Make/Buy, Sell, and Recordkeeping. This blog will focus on Process/Productivity Drivers and the need to set Critical Numbers to balance this driver against your People/Relationship Drivers in your business.
In Good to Great, Jim Collins’ offered three very important questions once you have answered the question “do we have the right people on the bus?” (A team with common Core Values, Purpose and commitment to the Vision).
Who should your leadership team be made up of? This depends on the size of your company. Your leadership team that attends daily huddles, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual planning meetings should be the people that have the greatest impact on your business, and provide critical data and influence on your customers and employees. Regardless the size of your company your leadership team shouldn’t exceed ten in number. Beyond this it gets a bit unyielding.
Last night my sleep pattern was severely disrupted. About 10:30 PM the nurses discovered I was running a slight fever. Immediately they jumped into action. On the Leukemia ward of the hospital anyone suffering from a fever is handled seriously.
Yesterday my reality check came.