Are You Taking the Wrong Approach to Performance Measures and KPIs?

The right approach to performance measurement is like gravity. It pulls our attention and action toward a centre, toward the most important things we should focus on and improve.

The right approach to performance measurement is nothing like what most people are used to. Done well, and for the right reasons, performance measurement creates a high-performance culture. And this high-performance culture creates measurable success for the organisation.

Find out if you're taking the right or wrong approach to performance measures and KPIs, in this video:

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