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) . When is a dream too big?

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). Also, this naivete extends to the service and/or product idea itself (i.e.

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. While asking yourself the question … What is our BHAG? …

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10 Must-Ask Questions For Business Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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Helping People Win At Work

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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10 Must-Ask Questions For Every Business Leader

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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10 Questions All Leaders Must Ask Themselves

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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10 Questions Every Leader Must Ask

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers? Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? Do I have the right people in the right seats on the bus?

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The 10 Questions Every Leader Must Ask

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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10 Important Leadership Questions

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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10 Questions Leaders Should Ask Themselves

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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10 Questions Every Leader Should Ask

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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What To Do To Help People Win At Work

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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Ten Important Questions Every Leader Should Ask

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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10 Questions Every Leader Should Ask

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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How To Help People Win At Work

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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Ten Important Questions Business Leaders Should Ask

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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The 10 Questions Leaders Should Ask

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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Ten Important Questions For Business Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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How To Win At Work. Ten Important Questions

Eric Jacobson

Do I have a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal), and have I communicated it to my employees? Are our products/services creating lasting, positive memories for our customers?

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

Kevin Eikenberry

These goals have been labeled by Jim Collins (and others) as a BHAG – a Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal.

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10 BIG Development Goals for Leaders for 2012

Great Leadership By Dan

No, these are the big, hairy, audacious, goals (BHAGs). It could involve new people, markets, customers, products, tools, and processes, all of which are opportunities to learn and develop. Think new products, new processes, new customers, fixing big problems, or taking on a long-standing relationship problems. What does getting in shape have to do with becoming a better leader, or more successful, or more productive, or even smarter?

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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. Examples of this type of change include new products or services, new customers or a change in rules and regulations.

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Creating Customer Focused Teams, Part 2

Strategy Driven

If you ask customers what they want they will tell you I want the service and product for nothing. 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.

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Creating Customer Focused Teams, Part 1

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. A ‘raving fan customer’ is a customer that is excited about the company’s service delivery and product way beyond normal.

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Consider Not Setting Goals in 2013

Harvard Business Review

Big Hairy Audacious Goals (or BHAGs, as they're known to the inner goal-setting crowd). Here are two of the examples of goals gone wild the authors described in their paper: Sears set a productivity goal for their auto repair staff of bringing in $147 for every hour of work.

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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. trillion each year , 5% of the global gross domestic product. While skepticism abounds, momentum is on our side, with poverty rates falling in every region of world.

Stop Searching for That Elusive Data Scientist

Harvard Business Review

An industrial products company started monitoring blogs, boards, and other social media platforms around maintenance and service complaints and then mapping that data to internal client maintenance data. 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.