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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The Lean Startup: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses Eric Ries Crown Business (2011) “There is surely nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency what should not be done at all.”

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9 Awesome Things You Can Learn From Drinking Coffee With Entrepreneurs

Terry Starbucker

Innovation (with Purpose) - Steve Jobs has to be smiling from above these days, because just about everyone I speak to wants their product to change the world (or at least make someone’s life better). 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.

3 Ways to Create Meaningful Goals to Increase Engagement and Trust

Lead Change Blog

Don’t just establish the link between individual performance and team goals as well as organizational goals/success; have metrics for progress toward them and then plow achievements into new collaborations and innovations. I have had some BHAG (big hairy audacious goals) personally and professionally—for both myself and others—in my life. Mom told us breakfast was the most important meal of the day.

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Right information, right time

Jason Womack

The innovator's journey is one that begins when you hear something like this: "Someone should do something about this.". To begin with, think about something a bit smaller than "change the world," or "reform education," or some other BHAG - Big Hair Audacious Goal. It seems from time to time that just the right information comes in and just at the right time.

Three Steps to Setting and Reaching Stretch Goals

The Practical Leader

This week I am at the beautiful and inspiring Sundance Ranch in Utah at Zenger Folkman’s Extraordinary Leadership Summit , learning about innovative new research and approaches for developing extraordinary leadership. A Zenger Folkman whitepaper entitled, “From BHAGs to SMART Goals: What Makes a Stretch Goal” provides practical tips and techniques in a three step process.

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Three Steps to Setting and Reaching Stretch Goals

The Practical Leader

This week I am at the beautiful and inspiring Sundance Ranch in Utah at Zenger Folkman’s Extraordinary Leadership Summit , learning about innovative new research and approaches for developing extraordinary leadership. A Zenger Folkman whitepaper entitled, “From BHAGs to SMART Goals: What Makes a Stretch Goal” provides practical tips and techniques in a three step process.

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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). I write a lot on innovative thinking.

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Stop Searching for That Elusive Data Scientist

Harvard Business Review

But the opportunities for data-science-enabled efficiencies and innovation are too important to defer or deny. Limited ambition did a better job attracting credibility and support than BHAGs. Based purely on the data, a really good data scientist will probably tell you the odds are poor that you’ll be able to find and hire really good data scientists.

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