Why Compensation on Performance is a Problem

Connie shares some problems that can arise from compensating strictly on performance. 1.  Employees only focus on areas they are good at, and ignore those that need improvement 2.  Employees are unwilling to accept measurement on  work which they don’t have  control 3.  Employees will see this as a way… [More]

Why is Mission & Strategy Critical to Sustain Business Growth?

Connie explains why organizations must have a clearly mapped out mission and strategy. 1. Defined goals 2. Clear direction 3. Criteria for setting priorities 4. Filters for decision making 5. Guidance on day-to-day operations  

Best Practices for Getting Work Done with Limited Resources

Connie shares tips on how to get work done when faced with the challenge of having limited resources. 1. Revisit priorities 2. Review the timeline 3. Filter unnecessary work 4. Improve efficiency 5. Outsource to a 3rd party 6. Borrow resources from other areas 7. Get temporary help  

How Do You Grow, Nurture and Protect Knowledge

Connie shares 5 ways that organizations can protect their knowledge. 1. Document processes and know-how 2. Pay attention to cross-training employees 3. Find ways to use the knowledge so it is not forgotten 4. Provide continual development 5. Retain talent    

Clarity on Strategic Direction

I wear glasses and when I walk into a warm place on a cold winter day my glasses fog up. My immediate reaction is to take my glasses off and wipe them clear. In business you need clear strategic direction to succeed. There are three questions you must ask to… [More]

Alignment of Execution with Strategy

Connie shares 5 tips on how companies align  execution with their strategy. 1. Have a roadmap for execution 2. Allocate adequate resources 3. Gain alignment on priorities 4. Be resilient 5. Communicate progress regularly  

Biggest Mistakes Organizations Make

Connie shines a light on some of the biggest mistakes she sees organizations make. 1. Not explaining what the company’s strategic direction is 2. Not paying attention to execution 3. Using performance measurement to penalize workers  

How to Integrate Process, Technology, and People

Connie shares 3 ways to best integrate process, technology, and people. 1. Start with process and define what work needs to be done, who will do it, how they will do it, when and where it will get done. 2. Explore how to leverage technology. 3. Utilize the skills of your people to accomplish… [More]

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