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Another Insidious Foe To Watch Out For

June 3, 2016 0 Comments

jumping spider“But won’t I be inviting my board members into my business and leaving myself open to the kind of micro-management that can really disrupt my work?”  This is what I heard from the GM of a mid-size transportation authority during our recent discussion over lunch of the process her board might use to assess her work.  We’d agreed that a well-designed annual GM evaluation process was one of the most important vehicles for keeping her working relationship with the board healthy.  And we’d also agreed that an objective evaluation process should heavily focus on the authority’s overall performance in terms … Read the rest

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Craft Your Own CEO Mission Statement

January 8, 2015 2 Comments
Craft Your Own CEO Mission Statement

 

An article in the January 6 issue of the New York Times, “In With the New Mission Statement,” opens with this bit of advice:  “Forget the New Year’s resolution.  This year, try creating a personal mission statement instead.”  The basic point of the piece is that resolutions at the onset of a new year might be well-intended but tend to be unsustainable as the weeks pass in the face of inevitable demands and pressures, basically because they are too shallow.  Instead, a more fundamental statement of intended impacts based on core values is needed – in other words, a … Read the rest

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