Managers—from the executive suite to the frontline—are critical leverage points in your organization. Are they equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to inspire their teams and deliver results? Share this quick, actionable management primer to make sure they're on track for high performance.
“Khorus is simple to set up and provides company-wide visibility and weekly progress. Plus, it gives me timely reports on goal likelihood and quality so I can address issues before they impact the business.”
In successful organizations, employees are held to high standards. They understand how their individual jobs lead to the organization's success. This motivates them to attain their goals. How do their leaders achieve this? It's all about setting the right metrics.
Leaders create high-performance cultures by linking all goals to metrics that help predict business success. Then they measure performance regularly. Here are the five characteristics of an ideal metric and how to apply them.
What does a truly well-run company look like? How does it operate? What do its leaders do differently from those at less-effective companies?
Our latest ebook, Level 5: A New Vision of the Well-Run Organization answers those questions. Inside, you'll find a fresh way to think about organizational success, along with actionable advice to take your company closer to Level 5—a place where the vision is clear, the team is aligned, and performance is predictable.
Getting the right people on the bus is one of the most important responsibilities of a leader. More than anything else, hiring the best talent gives an organization a competitive advantage. This is why CEOs should own recruiting, participate in hiring as much as possible, and ensure everyone understands how to identify the best candidates for the company.
As a CEO who has interviewed thousands of candidates over the years, here are the five traits I believe you should look for in every candidate: