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Beware of sentences with the word “Just” in them

I am sure you have heard the advice.  It usually begins, “It is easy….” and continues…. You just run a …

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The six frogs and decision making

Here is a question for you: There are six frogs on a wall.  Two frogs decide to jump off.  How …

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Helpfully stolen accountability – a lesson in delegation, accountability and decision making control

Let me tell you the story of the curious case of missing financial control. In one organisation we worked with, …

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Balanced Scorecards as steering wheels

As you browse the web or read articles you will come across various “Balanced Scorecards” that are represented as steering …

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Mind the gap: The perils of strategy mapping

Strategy maps are a very visual tool.  So sometimes small details catch someone’s eye.  However, the picture might be saying …

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The KPI substitution heuristic – or why use a KPI in the first place?

Why use a KPI?  There is a lot of discussion about which particular measure, indicator of KPI to use.  There …

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Methodology is not the same as method

I like to pay attention to our language, because how we speak gives us clues about how we think.  In …

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The Chief Executive and the Lightbulb: How we think about performance management

As I talked, I noticed that the Chief Executive was no longer listening.  She had gone into that state of …

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Passion is NOT a strategy!

OK, I will admit, I am completely fed up reading various web pages, listening to talks and hearing people say, …

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