10 BIG Development Goals for Leaders for 2012

Great Leadership By Dan

That includes individual development goals. In a business context, individual development goals should be closely aligned with your short and long term job responsibilities. No, these are the big, hairy, audacious, goals (BHAGs). Marshall Goldsmith says one of the biggest regrets old people have with their lives isn’t their failures – it’s that they didn’t at least try to pursue their goals. A complete career change.

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Goldilocks, The Three Bears, And Effective Goal Setting

Terry Starbucker

Once upon a time, there was a little girl called Goldilocks…… I’ve done a lot of budgeting, planning, and goal setting over the course of my career. Trouble is, there always seems to be a zillion factors that can affect the ultimate prediction of that goal. This was a goal typically tied to an operating metric, like the Net Promoter Score, or the company’s “fault rate&# (i.e. Leadership goal setting Goldilocks principle three bears

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9 Strategies Of Uncommon Wisdom For Fuelling Top Performance

Tanveer Naseer

Fuelling top performance is the goal for most leaders and managers. When people understand why their work matters and how it contributes to some greater good, they will be more motivated, more likely to go above and beyond to achieve the goals of the team and the organization as a whole. Be Unreasonably Optimistic SMART goals are overrated. How excited do you get about “reasonable” goals? How much more motivating are BHAGs (Big Hairy Audacious Goals)?

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

Terry Starbucker

Setting the right targets and goals over the short and long terms is a fine art that requires a delicate blend of unbridled optimism and cold-eyed realism, sometimes bordering on schizophrenia. (I’ve 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) .

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Leadership Lessons from Pfizer-BioNTech’s Vaccine Development

The Practical Leader

Serving People, Not Pushing Products – “throughout my career…I have encouraged the entire organization to adopt a patient-first mentality, measuring outcomes by people served rather than drugs sold.”


Newton’s First Law and Your Life

Leading Blog

What is that one thing I need to accomplish in 2019—your BHAG—my Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal? Am I where I would like to be in my work or career? I N 1686, Sir Isaac Newton presented three laws of motion. The first law is often referred to as the Law of Inertia. The law states that every object will remain at rest or continue in a straight line unless compelled to change its state by the action of an external force.

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Going Wonka: 5 Steps To Building An Effective (and World Changing) Idea Factory

Terry Starbucker

He had been a frequent visitor to my subconscious throughout my corporate career, always managing to show up at times when I needed him, along with his admittedly peculiar brand of inspiration. I’ve written that the “secret of life” is never growing up, and indeed, that child’s sense of wonder is an element of idea generation that just HAS to be there if an organization is going to swing for the fences with big changes, or to go after those “BHAGs” (big, hairy and audacious goals).

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