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3 Surprising Truths about Big Goals

Leadership Freak

Jim Collins explains the acronym BHAG – big harry audacious goal – in Built to Last. Big goals and weekend jeans have nothing in common. We say stupid things because everyone else says… Continue reading →

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The Secret to Maximum Impact

Lead Change Blog

Your year just started and you’re probably already behind on your “you think we’re good now, but soon we’ll be great” BHAG ( thank you, Jim Collins, for introducing the world to Big Hairy Audacious Goals ). This uber-ordinary guy has inspired millions of people to take steps toward greatness without being totally overwhelmed by BHAGs.

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Dream Adjusters: Why Company Leaders Also Have To Be Chief Calibration Officers

Terry Starbucker

I’ve experienced that plenty of times in my career, at one moment preaching about a “BHAG” – the Big, Hairy Audacious Goal – and just a few moments later drilling down and coming to terms on a missed quarterly target) . I can sum that up in three ways: 1) Dream big qualitatively, always.

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A Day Short of Missing History

General Leadership

Curator Posts BHAG Built to Last CNN Collins Columbus Day Communication fritz goal setting Goals Heath Brothers Integrity Porras Switch Wall Street Journal' … Read the rest. The post A Day Short of Missing History appeared first on General Leadership.

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12 Strategic Thinking Questions That Yield Big Results. The Bonus Question Is The Punch Line.

The Empowered Buisness

As you envision where you want your company to be in 10 years, what BHAGs (big hairy audacious goals) do you see your company achieving? In order to achieve your BHAGs, what innovative ideas and strategies did you have to come up with? What “enemies” (external or internal) will you have to defeat along the way to achieve your BHAGs?

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9 Awesome Things You Can Learn From Drinking Coffee With Entrepreneurs

Terry Starbucker

The Need of the BHAG – Speaking of millions, entrepreneurs nurture the BHAG – the big hairy audacious goal – like a mother hen looking after her chicks. Also, this naivete extends to the service and/or product idea itself (i.e. “we’re going to sell MILLIONS of “em!). .

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The Big WHY

Lead Change Blog

We’ve set up a Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal (BHAG) and we start working toward it. So, he took time to watch a video of actual cockpit footage from real fighter pilots to remind himself why he needed to work on the math. We’ve all been there. Then, the going gets rough. That’s when you need to know why you’re doing the hard stuff.

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