🔗 It’s time to be outcome driven

It’s time to be outcome driven - Felipe Castro - OKR Trainer, Speaker, Author As Benedict Evans points out, humans have a clear tendency when they get new tools: There’s an old saying that when we get a new tool, we begin by making it fit the old way of working, and then we change the way we work to fit the new tool. 99% of people make OKR fit their old way of working....

April 11, 2024 · 1 min · 190 words

🔗 How to Determine If the Balls You’re Juggling Are Rubber or Glass

How to Determine If the Balls You’re Juggling Are Rubber or Glass | Eblin Group Rubber balls bounce. Glass balls shatter. You can drop the rubber balls and usually recover easily enough. Drop a glass ball and you’re likely done with that one. The visual metaphor of juggling rubber balls and glass balls is easy to grasp. It still raises the issue, though, of how do you tell the difference between the two?...

March 26, 2024 · 1 min · 115 words

🔗 Lean Value Tree

Lean Value Tree | Open Practice Library The LVT follows a Top-Down framework: Vision > Strategic Goals > Bets > Initiatives. A company’s vision is broken down into a number of strategic goals, which are then defined into a number of bets, out of which value streams and initiatives with specific, targeted outcomes drive achievement from the bottom up. Strategic layer Ambitious Mission — What is our destination as an organisation?...

March 20, 2024 · 1 min · 161 words

📺 A plan is not a strategy

A Plan Is Not a Strategy - YouTube Strategic ≠ Planning What most “strategic planning” is in the world of business has nothing to do with strategy. It’s got the word, but it’s not. It’s a set of activities that the company says it‘s going to do. … but the results of all of those are not going to make the company happy, because they didn’t have a strategy. What’s a strategy?...

February 20, 2024 · 2 min · 366 words
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💭 From Chaos to Strategy: Embracing Firefighting at Work

We use the analogy of firefighting when people handle unexpected problems at work. Instead of reacting in a chaotic manner like civilians, adopt the strategic approach of trained firefighters. This involves having a plan, clarifying roles, training people and practicing together. Doing so, we can create a better culture of preparedness in our companies.

April 3, 2023 · 3 min · 488 words

🔗 The Lippitt-Knoster Model for Managing Complex Change

Models: The Lippitt-Knoster Model for Managing Complex Change | Sergio Caredda The Model for Managing Complex Change is widely used in Change Management presentations and articles around the web, as it outlines required elements fo change, and possible negative outcomes. … According to the model, there are five or six elements required for effective change: vision, consensus, skills, incentives, resources and an action plan. If anyone of these elements is missing, the change effort will fail, with varying Negative Change outcome....

September 28, 2022 · 1 min · 179 words

📜 The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90% of the

The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90% of the development time. The remaining 10% of the code accounts for the other 90% of the development time. Tom Cargill, Bell Labs (the Ninety-ninety rule )

May 3, 2013 · 1 min · 38 words

📜 90% of the decisions you make don’t matter; real success comes in

90% of the decisions you make don’t matter; real success comes in being able to identify the 10% that do and focus on those. via Charlie Kindel | cek.log

March 3, 2013 · 1 min · 29 words

🔗 The 5 Ps: Achieving Focus in Any Endeavor | cek.log

The 5 Ps: Achieving Focus in Any Endeavor | cek.log The 5 Ps : PURPOSE, PRINCIPLES, PRIORITIES, PLAN, AND PEOPLE (…) a tool that helps projects be focused: the “5Ps”: Purpose : Why do we exist? Why are we in business? Where do we want to be in the future? What will we deliver? Principles : What are the non-negotiable rules and key strategies? How will we act? Priorities : What’s the framework for tradeoffs?...

March 2, 2013 · 2 min · 260 words

🔗 If You Don’t Design Your Career, Someone Else Will | LinkedIn

If You Don’t Design Your Career, Someone Else Will | LinkedIn Step 1: Review the year, month by month. Step 2: Ask, “What is the news?” Look over your list and reflect on what is really going on. Step 3: Ask “What would I do in my career if I could do anything?” Step 4: Go back and spend a bit more time on Step 3. Step 5: Write down six objectives for next year and place them in priority order....

January 2, 2013 · 1 min · 109 words