Whether Fortune 500 CEO or founder of a tiny startup, capable leaders use goal setting to focus their teams on the outcomes that are most important.
But goal setting is a complex responsibility, with a host of neurological effects that must be taken into consideration. Here are five very common goal-setting mistakes that I've seen leaders encounter as they create and pursue objectives with their teams.
I wrote The CEO Tightrope because I couldn't find a book on the market that served as a definitive guide to the chief-executive role.
I'm happy to say that you can now listen to all twelve chapters of the audiobook version of The CEO Tightrope on iTunes. Our mission at Khorus is to make our customers the best-run organizations on earth, and I believe that a big part of that equation is an effective CEO.
This post originally appeared as a Quora answer.
The CEO will always retain final responsibility for leading the strategic planning process. But increasingly, knowledge workers throughout the organization must be aware of their company’s strategic plan if you expect them to make good decisions.
That includes everyone, including the frontline.