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

The Empowered Buisness

For 3-4 days, I spend time by the ocean simply reflecting, letting go of any goals, plans or expectations. Vision, Goals and Strategies. 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? Markets, Competitors and Customers.

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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.

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Feed the Startup Beast: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Feed the Startup Beast: A 7-Step Guide to Big, Hairy, Outrageous Sales Growth Drew Williams and Jonathan Verney McGraw-Hill (2013) How and why “the smallest market efforts can produce outsized sales results if you focus on the right issues” The observation by Drew Williams and Jonathan Verney that I include in the title of this […].

7 Leadership Questions That Will Move Your Needle in 2016

The Empowered Buisness

QUESTION 1: What is your BHAG? BHAG stands for Big Hairy Audacious Goal , a concept introduced by Jim Collins in his book, “Built to Last.” The best definition that I seen is that a BHAG is a statement of strategic intent. A bigger, bolder, more powerful outcome than goals with a target timeframe of 10 – 30 years from now. Starbuck’s BHAG is to overtake Coke as the world’s leading brand. While asking yourself the question … What is our BHAG? …

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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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Finding Your Bigness Balance: Seven Ways to Properly Set the Size.

Kevin Eikenberry

Consulting Speaking Training Products KevinEikenberry.com About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Finding Your Bigness Balance: Seven Ways to Properly Set the Size of Your Goals by Kevin Eikenberry on December 6, 2010 in Leadership , Learning , Setting Goals , Success Here is a piece of good news – there are hundreds of books, websites and other resources that teach systems for setting goals. How does this goal relate to my purpose?

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Creating Customer Focused Teams, Part 3

Strategy Driven

With humor, real-world examples, and step-by-step guides, the book explains: How to make mission, values, and BHAGS relevant to daily organizational life. Also, team goals must become more important than personal agendas, which need to be congruent and in alignment with the group agenda. Management & Leadership Marketing & Sales Bruce Hodes business management business performance improvement creating teams front line heroes strategydriven team development

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Willy Wonka and the Leadership Idea Factory

Terry Starbucker

Never lose the wonder and whimsy. 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). Thanks for validating my adoration of Wilder’s Willy Wonka as a metaphor for the best kind of genuine marketing.

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Creating Teams

Strategy Driven

With humor, real-world examples, and step-by-step guides, the book explains: How to make mission, values, and BHAGS relevant to daily organizational life. In essence, we needed less administrative work and more research and marketing. They define teams as a small number of people with complementary skills who are equally committed to a common purpose, goals, and working approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.

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An Approach to Ending Poverty That Works

Harvard Business Review

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 is the BHAG – the big, hairy audacious goal – of our generation. ” Microfinance and other market-based interventions don’t generally reach them. While skepticism abounds, momentum is on our side, with poverty rates falling in every region of world.