Hoarding is a disorder where people have incredible difficulty parting with possessions, or an incredible compulsion to acquire more possessions. They, and everyone close to them, drown in clutter. Are you a hoarder... of KPIs?
The Bacon number is a measure of closeness to Kevin Bacon. Believe it or not, it has some useful applications in business. (more…)
To get rich interaction, high productivity and deep engagement in implementing KPIs virtually, carefully design your approach to collaborating online. (more…)
The debate continues about whether percentages are always better to understand performance, rather than counts. (more…)
Most performance measures or KPIs will have targets. After all, we have them to focus us on improving performance. But that focus can fracture if we don't take care in how we express our measures and our targets, so they speak the same language.
Buy-in is choice. Sign-off is obligation. Choice has loads more energy, that sustains itself longer, than does obligation. For buy-in to KPIs and performance measurement, people must be involved because they choose to, and not because they’re obliged to.