To create a high-performance, no excuses culture, start by implementing these management best practices.
The 1953 Yale goal setting study is a myth. Does writing down goals actually work? Yes, but with provisos.
Carve out 2 hours of uninterrupted time to get “The One Thing” done every day. Then set aside “open door” times for team members to speak with you.
The 70-20-10 ratio has several applications: Time allocation in meetings; Resource allocation for driving innovation, Job training
The side-effects of poor metric choices. Beware of letting measures replace your good judgment of “What is the right thing to do here?”
A client asked, “What is the difference between a Strategic Project and a regular Project?” Here are my definitions:
Core Values. The All Blacks call this “Inventing your own language”. You create a vocabulary that binds your culture together.
I have a saying, “Successful Business Execution is 20% getting clear about what needs to be done, and 80% following up to make sure it actually gets done”
A process for grading the performance of your team members to create a coaching plan for each person.
How to create a “manager user manual” to clarify and communicate your personal expectations and preferred working environment with team members