The End Of Long-Term Planning

Strategy Driven

With the pace of business change today, driven by technology and globalization, long-term plans last about as long as an ice storm in the desert. If you really want to deliver your strategy both quickly and effectively, eschew your desire for long-term planning.

7 Pillars of Long-term, Successful Leaders

Ron Edmondson

In my observations, there are some common traits among the most successful, long-term leaders. Here are 7 pillars of long-term, successful leaders I’ve observed: Vision. Long-term, successful leaders don’t jump ship when times get difficult.

The Long-Term Effects Of Paying Attention To Your Health

Joseph Lalonde

But what are the long-term effects of paying attention to your health? Let’s take a look at the long-term effects of paying attention to your health today. The Long-Term Effects Of Paying Attention To Your Health. But what of the long-term effects?

4 Disciplines For Long-Term Sustainability Of Change

Tanveer Naseer

Establish Learning and Renewal It may seem like a luxury to capture learning and celebrate successes, but it’s as critical to long-term success as any substantial accomplishment might be. The following is a guest piece by R. Kendall Lyman and Tony C. Daloisio.

What Happened to Long Term? – Pt 1

General Leadership

for long term grudges.” Is it just me or have long term strategies gone the way of other fads? Budgets are being more skewed to shorter term results. The post What Happened to Long Term?

Featured at Forbes: Recover From Long-Term Burnout

ReImagine Work

The post Featured at Forbes: Recover From Long-Term Burnout appeared first on Mary Schaefer, empowerment authority, coach & trainer for those in engineering, scientific & IT-related positions. Forbes, Oct.

Built to Last: Five Leadership Principles Required for Long Term Success

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Built to Last: Five Leadership Principles Required for Long Term Success appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. At my farm in Michigan stands a barn that, according to a barn expert I recently spoke with, is well over 100 years old.

7 “Must Do’s” for Long-Term Leadership Success

Ron Edmondson

If you want to last in leadership long term and you want to genuinely make am impact that outlasts your leadership, you will have to be intentional. Here are 7 suggestions for long term leadership success: Abiding – Sit with God regularly to talk and listen.

Why leaders need a long-term vision

Lead on Purpose

What drives your daily activities—your long-term vision or making the numbers this quarter? If you’re a board member, do you incentivize your executives to make a long-term contribution for the company or to keep the shareholders happy this quarter? George discusses important topics including insisting on the long term, managing expectations and creating lasting value. Why are you in business?

One Secret to Long-term Leadership Success

Ron Edmondson

If I could give one piece of advice to leaders who want long-term success it would be this: Learn the people. Long-timer in a church or organization? What advice would you give to leaders who want long-term success? Related posts: 3 Essentials for Long-Term Success.

Excellence + Relevance = Long-Term Success

First Friday Book Synopsis

Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. Tom Peters Excellent: very good of its kind; eminently good Relevant: having direct bearing on the matter in hand; pertinent ————— This is a short and simple blog post. What makes for a successful company or organization? How about this? Excellence [.]. Randy's blog entries

The Value of a Long-Term Plan

Ron Edmondson

I read a blog post recently that indicated the death of long-term planning was imminent. In the age of short-term, instant everything, long-range planning gets a bad rap. I just think you may still need a long-term plan.

Five Ways to “Romance” Your Long Term Customers

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week, I gave you a metaphor to consider – the idea that we romance Clients or Customers to get them (like a first few dates), but after they are Clients, we tend to focus less attention on them (like 10 years after the wedding). If you want to avoid this tendency, both personally and [.].

Experiencing Long-Term Unemployment

Coaching Tip

3 Essentials for Long-Term Success

Ron Edmondson

For long-term success in any area of life you must be: Driven by vision. Do you want your organization to succeed? Do you want to personally succeed in your career? Do you want your marriage to thrive? Vision sets the direction you will move.

Long-Term Unemployment Hurts

Coaching Tip

Collaboration for the Long Term

Mills Scofield

I'm re-posting from the archives because the issue of real, authentic collaboration has been coming up a few times a lot lately, especially in light of the Vulnerability & Trust Leadership Paradox radio show John Hagel , Saul Kaplan and Mike Waite did with me a few weeks ago.

Statistical Success Yes - But Long Term Measurements are Tougher

CEO Blog

The problem with many long-term challenges are the outcomes do not happen fast enough to know exactly what works and what does not. The advent of the internet and internet advertising seemed to push a move towards measuring direct results.

Another Characteristic of Leaders with Long-term Success

Ron Edmondson

I previously wrote “ One Secret of Leaders with Long-Term Success “ I still believe that’s a powerful part of leadership. The post Another Characteristic of Leaders with Long-term Success appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Endurance.

Why only long-term, high-impact books become business “classics”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Waterman Wayne Payne Why only long-term business bestsellers become “classics We seem to live in an age of instant gratification during which the average attention span resembles a strobe light blink and most people are only interested in (often obsessed with) the latest, “the best,” what’s new, the biggest, the fastest, what “they” recommend, etc. It was a 12th century French Neo-Platonist philosopher, Bernard of [.].

Leadership and Your Long Term Legacy

Next Level Blog

  How long term is your perspective? 

Should Consultants Take Long-Term Contracts?

David A Fields

A consultant asked me the following question: I occasionally receive emails from recruiters on long-term contract opportunities which I can do. I’m a big fan of taking on contract work as long as you remember the rules: a small amount of […].

Employee freaks out when long-term co-worker becomes her supervisor

Managers are Heroes

The post Employee freaks out when long-term co-worker becomes her supervisor appeared first on Managers Are Heroes. The Scenario. “I want to register a complaint,” Lucy Alschuler announced as she stamped into Stu Capper’s office. “About what, exactly, Lucy?”

Coaching Others: Short Term Pain for Long Term Gain

Aspire-CS

Let’s call using coaching skills “short term pain for long term gain”. The great news is that if you are dedicated to it, and spend the time it takes there are some wonderful long term benefits for you and your employees.

The Importance of Working with Suppliers Over the Long Term

Deming Institute

Move toward a single supplier for any one item, on a long-term relationship of loyalty and trust. And to do so most effectively you need to partner with your suppliers over the long term. End the practice of awarding business on the basis of price tag.

Long Term Implementation of Quality Teams Within Organizations

Create Learning

Long Term Implementation of Lean Six Sigma within Organizations from Michael Cardus. Hire Mike. Want to discuss your company and working with your quality team to create a culture of quality improvement? Contact me mike@create-learning.com or call +1.716.629.3678. _.

Are You Living for the Short Term or the Long Term?

Marshall Goldsmith

In analyzing how we spend our time, whether personally or professionally, it can be helpful to consider two dimensions: short-term satisfaction and long-term benefit. can help us gauge the degree of short-term satisfaction that we get from any activity. or "Is the successful completion of this activity going to have a long-term positive impact on my life?" can help us gauge our expectations for potential long-term benefit from any activity.

CEOs with top college degrees no better at improving long-term firm performance | Lab Spaces [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Whether or not a company's CEO holds a college degree from a top school has no bearing on the firm's long-term performance. And when it comes to getting canned for poor performance, CEOs with degrees from the nation's most prestigious schools are no safer than the average CEO, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire. leadership performance ceo education

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Leaders Produce Long-Term Results

Orrin Woodward

In fact, he has been accepting Farmer Jones’ IOUs for so long that he no longer remembers his original reason for doing so. Torence Reply Re: Leaders Produce Long-Term Results by J.D.

What are the long-term consequences of multitasking?

CO2

In an article for The Chronicle of Higher Education (“Divided Attention”) , David Glenn examines some of recent scholarly findings about multitasking, including the work done by Clifford I. Nass, a professor of psychology at Stanford University.

Get your employees engaged and invested in your company’s long-term success

leaderCommunicator

Use these five tips to get your employees on board early and to ensure their participation in the long run: Complete a SWOT analysis.

How We Remember and Why We Forget

Coaching Tip

So convincing yourself that you must retain (and recall) something increases your chances of adding it to your storehouse--your long-term memory bank. Books Business Coaching Communication Health Personal Coaching Personal Life Skills Success Tips What is Work life inattention long-term memory Readers DigestWhy do so many of us forget where we put our car keys, eyeglasses, or cell phones?

The Best Tool To Communicate Effectively With Your Manager.

Rich Gee Group

Long-Term Projects (in the near future): Project – Due Date (must have due dates). Everyone has a manager/boss. Even if you are in business on your own, someone is out there plucking the puppet strings of your career.

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The Best Form of Fire Fighting is None at All

Curious Cat

Management Systems thinking long term thinking mistake-proofing organization as a system problem solvingThe best form of problem solving is to avoid problems altogether. At the point you have a “fire” in your organizaiton you have to fight it.

Good Project Management Practices

Curious Cat

Management Psychology Systems thinking agile management curiouscat long term thinking management concepts organization as a system prioritize productivity project management work in process

Don’t Mistake Platform Diversification for Platform Death (Long Term is Decades, Not Years)

Managing Communities

photo credit: aussiegall I know it is tough to look at things from a truly long term perspective, but you need to try. A long term [.]. I’ve now been directly managing online communities for 12 years. I’ve been involved with moderation of communities for probably 14. And I’ve been on the web for 17 years. Developing Your Community Thinking

Being a Two-Career Couple Requires a Long-Term Plan

Harvard Business Review

“We learned to take the long view, mostly because we didn’t have any other choice,” says Kate, now in her sixties and busy investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs. In their thirties, they decided that Kate would leave her corporate job to gain the flexibility she prioritized short-term to care for their two young children. Couples end up negotiating, based on current realities, rather than pacing themselves for the long (and lengthening) haul.

What Loss Will a Business Suffer Due to a Dissatisfied Customer?

Deming Institute

You can’t know how much a dissatisfied customer will cost your business in the long run. Sometimes a business largely gets away poor quality for a long time. For a long time I just had to accept the poor treatment at the hands of whoever I had to rely on for internet service.

How Incentives for Long-Term Management Backfire

Harvard Business Review

To hear long-term investors tell it, company executives have embraced short-term thinking like never before. Why would executives, charged with sustainable value creation, put so much focus on short-term maneuvers like distributing earnings instead of reinvesting them?

The Disney Way: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Disney Way: Harnessing the Management Secrets of Disney in Your Company William Capodagli and Lynn Jackson McGraw Hill, Second Edition (2006) The ROI of “Magic” According to William Capodagli and Lynn Jackson, “This book tells the inside story of just how Disney’s success was achieved — not by epiphanic flashes of creative insight that [.].