Has your business ever gone off the boil, even just a little? Last year you were flying and now, not so much? This week I look at why that can happen, and what to do about it. Why do some sporting people or teams win their competition, and then go on to do it again and again, year after year? I’m thinking of teams like the New Zealand All Blacks in rugby, or Serena Williams and Roger Federer in tennis. Conversely, you’ll see another team win their competition one year, but they can’t … [Read more...] about It’s The Small Things That Matter
Eyes on the prize It’s accepted wisdom that setting goals is important. Yet, for most clients I work with, I’ve seen a range of different approaches fail. Let me give you some insight into what works best. The three types of goal There are different types of goals. Who knew? The BHAG First of all there’s your Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG). The 10 or 15 years out version that needs to be a big stretch. By definition this one needs to be about 20% believable. Just to be … [Read more...] about Are Your Big Goals Big Enough?