Are Cascading Goals a Business Relic?

Joel Trammell

Posted by Joel Trammell
April 25, 2017

If you’ve been in the business world for any length of time, you understand the concept of cascading goals.

First, the CEO sets goals for the company. Then the executive team uses those goals as the basis for creating their own goals. Next up, middle managers do the same, all the way down to the lower rungs of the organization. The result is a hierarchical goal tree that shows how all the goals in the organization support the company’s top objectives.

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The 4 External Groups Every CEO Should Focus On

Joel Trammell

Posted by Joel Trammell
April 6, 2017

CEOs are uniquely positioned to interact with outside groups, and doing so regularly can yield major benefits.

Many CEOs and leaders struggle with how much time to spend on external issues versus internal ones. Their responsibilities extend to both. In general, CEOs of early stage companies should focus more on internal matters, such as developing a product, hiring the right teams for growth, etc.

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