Month: May 2012

Performance management continued…

Some measurement frameworks (e.g., what other companies are measuring), and some key beginning questions executives must answer: Are we satisfying our customers? Are we satisfying our shareholders? Are we satisfying our stakeholders? What is happening to our customer base? Is our company strategy working? Are our individual strategies thereto being properly executed? Are we serving …

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DropKey Encryption

This may be the quick and simple OS X file sharing/uploading encryption solution that security conscious individuals and companies have been looking for… Moreover, it is free for the next few days. Get it now through the Mac App Store.

Poor fortunes—some common themes…

Re: “poor fortunes:” Managements often fail to appreciate the size of the challenges they face. Competition is fiercer than expected and markets change. Further complicating matters are investors who often want results more quickly than companies can deliver. The line between success and failure is a thin one.

A sample staff meeting template w/ protocols, purpose, etc.

This is the template that I have used for several years—I have scrubbed it and made it generic for this post: XYZ’S WEEKLY STAFF MEETINGS [w/ DIRECT REPORTS] Why weekly? Want firsthand update on the business Business conditions warrant it Assure alignment Share what’s going on so you can do your job and gain full …

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