More to Success than Money and Metrics

Lead Change Blog

He mentioned making money three times, and improving metrics four times, in response to Marie’s questions. Metrics and money.”. Aren’t you interested in metrics and making money?”. “I Money and metrics tell me our business is doing well, but they aren’t the reasons we’re in business.”. Quantitative Metrics. Marie wants to beat both of those metrics. Quantitative metrics are valuable for tracking and assessing a specific business process.

Making Metrics Matter

Kevin Eikenberry

When I talk to many leaders, the term “metrics” seems to cause one of two responses: a gleam in the eye of those leaders who love the numbers…or a blank stare from the rest who know that measures and metrics are important, but will say they “aren’t numbers people.”

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Are We Focusing on Employee Engagement Metrics (And Missing the Point)?

Leading in Context

Employee engagement is a metric that companies are closely watching. Using surveys, levels of participation in programs, and satisfaction reports, companies measure how well they engage those they lead. Butcould this heightened level of watching be part of the problem?

Not All Metrics Are Created Equal

N2Growth Blog

Here’s the thing – metrics are at best useless, and quite possibly harmful, if the wrong things are being measured. In today’s post I will attempt to provide some general guidelines that will be useful to any business attempting to create and analyze a valid set of success metrics.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Accountability & Metrics: My Journey To The Heart Of Great Leadership (Part 2)

Terry Starbucker

4) The right metrics & measurements are set up – Each position needs objectives measure of success, from both a personal, team, and company-wide perspective. Principle #6: Measuring, Monitoring And Managing With The Right Metrics. Let’s talk about metrics.

Tyranny of Metrics

Deming Institute

Muller’s The Tyranny of Metrics (2018) is a book that Dr. Deming would have surely appreciated. This well-researched book gives an ever timely overview of the history and drivers behind the misuse of metrics that dominate organizational life in America and around the world.

The Success Metric For Today’s CEOs Should Be Vision Rather Than Experience

CEO Insider

The Success Metric For Today’s CEOs Should Be Vision Rather Than Experience. The Success Metric For Today’s CEOs Should Be Vision Rather Than Experience. CEOWORLD magazine. Success requires a wide array of traits.

Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

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Execution Leadership: 12 Metrics That Must Be Measured, Monitored, and Managed….Relentlessly

Terry Starbucker

The best way to do this is with the right metrics to measure, monitor and manage. Metrics that are not necessarily the “bottom line” ones – such as Net Profit, Total Revenue, Earnings Per Share, or Total Customers.

Online Community Moderator Metrics

Managing Communities

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Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives?

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives? You can measure almost anything in your business, but if those metrics don’t serve a real business objectives, they are just numbers with no real meaning.

Metrics That Matter Most for 2014 (free PDF)

Rajesh Setty

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. I have created a ONE PAGE self-asessment checklist called “ Metrics That Matter for 2014.

Management Observation Program Best Practice 13 – Metrics and Results Communication

Strategy Driven

The post Management Observation Program Best Practice 13 – Metrics and Results Communication appeared first on StrategyDriven. Management observation programs serve to reinforce leadership expectations throughout the workforce.

Do Your Business Process Metrics Measure Up?

Strategy Driven

Peter Fingar, co-author of Business Process Management : The Third Wave , then asks these measurement corollaries in his 2013 article “How Do Your BPM Metrics Measure Up?”. Link Metrics to Strategy – The metrics need to show how work impacts the company’s strategy. Look Ahead, Not Just Back – Metrics are not just to see what happened historically. Metrics should cause action today. Want to learn more about BPM metrics?

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 26 – Eliminate Low-Value Metrics

Strategy Driven

Over time, organizational performance measurement systems can grow to include hundreds if not thousands of individual metrics. While each metric contributes some value in establishing the overall picture of performance, not all metrics offer equal value in doing so.

Metrics that Matter for 2012 (one page PDF)

Rajesh Setty

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. I have created a ONE PAGE self-asessment checklist called “ Metrics That Matter for 2012.

“Interpersonal Connectedness” One Factor in Metric to Replace GDP

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit “Interpersonal Connectedness&# One Factor in Metric to Replace GDP Published by Michael Lee Stallard on May 19, 2010 06:15 am under E Pluribus Partners , connection culture There is a movement to replace GDP as a statistical measure of national success and well-being. In “ The Rise and Fall of GDP ,&# that appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Jon Gertner describes this effort. Gertner writes about the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) developing a “key national indicators&# system that will be available online. (Last year I spoke at the GAO’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. about The Connection Culture: A New Source of Competitive Advantage.) The article goes on to say that “interpersonal connectedness&# is one of the components being considered. Including connection as a component in a measure of national success would be wise. What’s measured is what gets done. David Brooks, also of The New York Times , effectively supports my view. He argued in “ The Limits of Policy ,” that it would be wise for government leaders to “try to use policy to strengthen relationships.&# No Comment No comments yet Posting your comment. Trackback URI | Subscribe to the comments through RSS Feed Leave a reply Subscribe to RSS feed Michael Lee Stallard is President of E Pluribus Partners. About Michael Find out about Michaels latest book, Fired Up or Burned Out. Online MBA Rankings Recently added Maximize Employee Engagement, Alignment and Productivity Strengthen Your “Critical Connections&# Cartoon Boosts “Voice&# in U.S. Military Gamification in Everything? Employee Engagement: 2010 Research Insights Topics book reviews (30) character (8) connection culture (272) E Pluribus Partners (159) employee engagement (261) human value (99) inspiring identity (69) intentional connectors (88) knowledge flow (81) leadership (4) Media Appearances (76) movies (6) Uncategorized (117) webcasts (29) Employee Engagement Links 800-CEO-READ Alex Kjerulf’s Chief Happiness Officer Anita Bruzzese’s 45 Things Axiom News Brian Oates Business Author Podcasts Casey Ross Dan McCarthy’s Great Leadership Dan Tocchini David Zinger Dustin Wax’s Lifehack Dwayne Melancon’s Genuine Curiosity Employee Engagement Employee Engagement Network Erika Anderson’s The Simplest Thing Fired Up or Burned Out Gerbyshak & Zinger’s Slacker Manager Greg Thomas’ Leading Today Jeremie Kubicek Jim Blasingame Joe Tye John Sumser Kevin Eikenberry Lisa Haneberg’s Management Craft Mark Harbeke Michael Bungay Stanier Michael Dewitt’s Spooky Action Michael Fitzgerald’s Big Think Michael Hyatt Michael McKinney’s Leadership Now Paul Hoyt's Leading by Thinking Phil Gerbyshak’s Make it Great Self Help Zone Seth Godin Stephen Hopson’s Adversity University Steve Roesler’s All Things Workplace Terrence Seamon’s Learning Voyager Traci Fenton Wally Bock’s Three Star Leadership Wayne Turmel’s Cranky Middle Manager Wes Roberts Archives November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 Tags Apple Beryl companies Bono business ethics business speaker connection connection culture connection cultures corporate identity david brooks Dov Seidman ed catmull employee engagement employee motivation employee productivity employee retention E Pluribus Partners fired up or burned out google innovation jim blasingame keynote speaker knowledge management leadership leadership development leadership speaker leadership training leadership training and development LRN marc effron michael lee stallard paul spiegelman Pixar president obama productivity strategic alignment talent management teambuilding team building teams teamwork tom friedman U2 Web 2.0 why is everyone smiling? Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

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Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 25 – Performance Metrics Inventory Database

Strategy Driven

Over time, leaders can grow their performance measurement systems to include almost countless numbers of interrelated metrics. In our experience, the optimal method for maintaining such an inventory is through the use of a centralized metrics inventory database.

Metrics that Matter for 2011 (One Page PDF)

Rajesh Setty

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. Speaker Main Page 2011 metrics year end review

Metrics That Matter Most for 2013 (Free One Page PDF)

Rajesh Setty

We want to improve on the metrics for the sake of improving on the metrics. Sometimes we forget to measure the amount of time we spend being obsessed with measuring the metrics. I have created a ONE PAGE self-asessment checklist called “ Metrics That Matter for 2013.

Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

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The Big Picture of Business – Quality is Important for Business: Real Quality vs. Arbitrary Metrics

Strategy Driven

They use the term ‘metrics’ out of context. Their metrics are arbitrary, and they jerk the chains of sellers with figures that are unsubstantiated. Metrics are easily skewed and do not reflect the overall customer satisfaction. There’s this thing that websites do.

Company Culture Metrics Employers Must Track In The Digital Age

HR Digest

To indicate how welcoming a working environment is, there are key metrics to be considered. Below are a few company culture metrics employers need to track in this digital age. The post Company Culture Metrics Employers Must Track In The Digital Age appeared first on The HR Digest. Company culture has been intrinsically tied to the success of every business across the globe. But then, it has often been difficult to align company cultures with business objectives.

The Insanity of looking at the “wrong” LinkedIn metrics on articles

Rapid BI

Looking at the wrong LinkedIn metrics? Are you guilty of looking and focusing on inefficient LinkedIn metrics? Looking at the wrong LinkedIn metrics? Why do we focus on some metrics […].

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 24 – Diverse Metric Groupings

Strategy Driven

When developing the picture of organizational performance, many leaders view their metrics in clusters aligned with the organization’s hierarchical structure. You just finished reading Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 24 - Diverse Metric Groupings !

HR Metrics #hr #shrm #cipd

Rapid BI

HR metrics For human resource departments and professionals around the world, one of the most often talked about topics is metrics of success. Measures that the function can use to demonstrate to the business leaders that they are not only adding valu. Business ecademy

Complimentary Resource – 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success

Strategy Driven

10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success. With this guide, you’ll learn which specific metrics you should be measuring in Search, Social, Email, and Publicity. Click here for more information on 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success. by Vocus, Inc.

Common Human Resources (HR) Metrics

Rapid BI

Common Human Resources (HR) Metrics One of the most common questions around Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other metrics for HR is "what should I measure". This is a common question found on many HR groups and forums. Increasingly in organis. Business ecademy

Continuous Improvement Programs Offer Competitive Advantages On Key Financial Metrics

Six Disciplines

IndustryWeek recently reported on a survey it conducted with TBM Consulting about the impact of continuous-improvement programs on three financial metrics: anticipated revenue growth, operating income growth, and cash flow over the past year.

Leaders: Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

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How do you define your purpose?

Lead on Purpose

Thinking about the life before … Continue reading → Purpose commitment happiness impact likeness metrics progress successAmong the most important discoveries you will make in your life is finding your purpose—the reason for your being, the core principles you espouse, the intent for which you get out of bed every day.

Complimentary Resource – 10 Must-Have Metrics and Benchmarks for Better Recruiting

Strategy Driven

10 Must-Have Metrics and Benchmarks for Better Recruiting. Firms must use metrics to ensure recruiting practices are delivering results. Click here for more information on 10 Must-Have Metrics and Benchmarks for Better Recruiting.

A Quick Beginners Guide To Analytics in 2020

Strategy Driven

This is probably the least valuable metric to look at, so don’t be fooled into thinking you should have your eye on it constantly. Organizational Performance Measures business management performance metrics strategydriven

Complimentary Resource – Strategic Business Intelligence for HR: 6 HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without

Strategy Driven

Strategic Business Intelligence for HR : 6 HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without. Click here for more information on Strategic Business Intelligence for HR : 6 HR Metrics No Executive Should Be Without. Complimentary Resource – 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success.

One CEO???s Reflections On Measuring Impact And Purpose

Tanveer Naseer

In my experience, impact is frequently understated within organizations; it often gets relegated to a set of lifeless metrics that quantify part of the story but obfuscate qualitative understanding. No single metric can tell the real story of impact.

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How do you define your purpose?

Lead on Purpose

Thinking about the life before … Continue reading → Purpose commitment happiness impact likeness metrics progress successAmong the most important discoveries you will make in your life is finding your purpose—the reason for your being, the core principles you espouse, the intent for which you get out of bed every day.

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 18 – Ad Hoc Reports First, Automated Metrics Second

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 18 - Ad Hoc Reports First, Automated Metrics Second ! The post Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 18 – Ad Hoc Reports First, Automated Metrics Second appeared first on StrategyDriven.

Organizational Performance Measures Best Practice 31 – Align Metric Triggered Actions/Thresholds to Plans with Assigned Personnel and Due Dates

Strategy Driven

Performance metrics that drive no action provide little or no value to an organization. We can work with you to assess and improve your performance measurement system; yielding metrics and reports that are operationally relevant, organizationally consistent, and economically implemented.

How to Generate Enthusiasm with Assessments

Leadership Freak

Feedback Goals Leading Motivation Success Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development performance metrics sports Those who don’t enjoy measuring results, don’t enjoy achievement. Unmeasured results don’t matter. Hitting baseballs reminded me that effective assessments increase enthusiasm, concentration, and satisfaction. The visit: Dahliah, Asher, and Abram, three of our grandkids, are spending the week with us. Asher, our seven year old grandson, is a sports fanatic.

The Real Reason Teams Don’t Work

Leadership Freak

Delegation Leading Managing Motivation Stress Success Taking others higher Teams Time management blogging Culture Leadership Leadership Development organizational success performance metrics Time ManagementOverwork prevents teamwork. Imagine the feeling of being close to missing a deadline. At 3:00 p.m. a team mate needs your expertise on their marketing project. Are you eager to serve? Or, are they an irritating pain in the a**?

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Eight Unusual Things Leaders Should Measure

Kevin Eikenberry

Leadership Learning culture measurement metricsMeasurement. It’s something that we all know is important for anyone who is managing a team or business. And while we have all heard, and likely repeated “What gets measured gets done,” sometimes, when we get past the basic things we must measure like the financials, and perhaps some safety numbers, we fall short in [.].

Strategy by Mission, Not Metrics, Will Make You More Money

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Creating your company, or teams, strategy based on the mission and not standards or metrics is what will help your team win. Today’s post is by Doug Hall, author of DRIVING EUREKA! CLICK HERE to get your copy). Strategy by numbers is a command and control approach to management.