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Seven Hurdles to Successful Execution Management – Hurdle #7

Hurdle #7: Lack of courage and commitment on the part of the senior executive. Execution management systems are not for the faint of heart. They require a senior leader that understands that he or she is the one person who … Continue reading

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Seven Hurdles to Successful Execution Management – Hurdle #3

Hurdle #3: People don’t keep their promises. If you’re thinking right now “I keep my promises,” you’re in the majority who think that.  However, try this challenge: spend the next week being observant of all the promises you make, big … Continue reading

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Seven Hurdles to Successful Execution Management – Hurdle #2

Hurdle #2: People who have never been held accountable are terrified of the idea of being held accountable. This means almost everybody. Most people have been given accountability for activities or to oversee activities and that’s different than accountability for … Continue reading

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Seven Hurdles to Successful Execution Management – Hurdle #1

Hurdle #1:  Every organization believes they have an execution management system. That’s right; every organization believes they have one. The problem is this: it’s not really a system. It’s a bunch of, at best, loosely related individual vehicles for accomplishing … Continue reading

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Seven Hurdles to Successful Execution Management – Overview

Our definition of execution is the activity of getting things done. Our definition of execution management in an organization is how one manages the multiplicity of what needs to get done. This includes both executing strategy and executing the day-to-day … Continue reading

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What would be Possible if Every Employee in your Organization Owned their Job?

What we mean by owning their job is that: Every employee fully understands the goals of the company. Every employee fully understands their own goals, towards the goals of the company and knows the critical steps necessary to achieve those … Continue reading

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The KeyneLink Process – Afterword

The main purpose of the KeyneLink Process is to establish execution management as an organizational competency. The installation and training of competencies within an organization has long been seen as the single most valuable approach for an organization to achieve … Continue reading

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The KeyneLink Process – Progress Meetings

Strategy execution management, at its core, is clarification of expectations and communication. Regular, ongoing communication is the key to any successful execution management system. Without frequent communication, any execution management system will certainly fail to meet the expectations of the … Continue reading

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The KeyneLink Process – Goals

In the KeyneLink Process, all goals link back to the organizational initiatives. This is where you start getting a clear line of sight from vision to strategic plan to initiatives to all the goals within the organization. Goals should be … Continue reading

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The KeyneLink Process – Primary Job Responsibilities

Primary Job Responsibilities (PJRs) articulate and describe your core job responsibilities in a concise and manageable format. They are not intended to replace a job description, but rather to make a job description more manageable. Unlike a job description that … Continue reading

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