When setting goals for your organization, it's not uncommon to feel lost. You find yourself staring at a blank sheet of paper or an empty screen, thinking, Where do I even start?
To help you out in the critical (but often neglected) process of setting strategic goals, we've put together this short guide: Example Goals and Measurements.
Your employees can see the future.
No, they can’t tell you who’s going to take the 2024 presidential election or when Krakatoa will erupt next. But they can tell you about something that matters much more deeply to your business: how your current corporate goals are likely to turn out.
Your employees are experts in their jobs. They can foresee, better than even their own managers can, the obstacles and opportunities that relate to their daily work.
New CEOs face many issues and situations they've never confronted before in their careers, but having a board may be the most challenging. Reporting to a committee of people is very different from having a single person as a boss. Managing this relationship is a great test, especially for CEOs with little experience working with boards. Here is a cheat sheet.
CEOs don't often get to choose their board members. When they do, it's important to be selective and handle the process as seriously as hiring an executive. Here's what CEOs should look for in their board members.