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Step By Step Guide For Setting Small Business Goals

Posted by John Boudreau on Feb 24, 2017 3:13:29 PM

In Part I of this series on small business goal setting, we talked about the history and research which supports most of today's small busines goal setting theory.

We focused on five areas which can affect a small businesses' ability to achieve the goals they set.

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Topics: KPIs, Accountability, BHAG, goal setting for small business, SWOT

How To Create More Employee Accountability In Your Manufacturing Business

Posted by John Boudreau on Nov 29, 2016 3:00:23 PM

In a recent blog, I wrote about employee expectations and the fact that only 50% of all employees know what's expected of them. That is really a startling number. In working with several manufacturing companies, I've found that this isn't just true of the employees on the shop floor, but also of the management team.

Manufacturing companies have the added issue that employee engagement among manufacturing companies is lower than other industry sectors

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Topics: Accountability, employee expectations

Do Your Employees Need To Be “Fixed”?

Posted by John Boudreau on Jun 15, 2016 1:04:53 PM

As or owner, have you ever dealt with an employee whose performance you were not happy with? Have you tried to “fix” the employee?

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Topics: Accountability, employee performance, performance managment

4 Ways To Ensure Strategy Execution

Posted by John Boudreau on Apr 5, 2016 9:44:06 AM

“Success doesn't necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won't win a game or a battle; the win comes from basic blocking and tackling.” Naveen Jain

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Topics: execution, strategy, KPIs, Accountability