Am I a Bad Person?

In his article An Incomplete Education: How Not to Get Your Team Up To Speed on Business Performance Management, Craig Schiff, founder and CEO of the IT research analyst firm BPM Partners, raises some good points about improving the effectiveness and success rates applying enterprise performance management methodologies (e.g., strategy […]

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Why is the Adoption Rate of Performance Management so Slow?

In my December 15, 2008 blog titled, What do I want my Epitaph and Legacy to Be? my answer to this question was in the last paragraph: I do have a good reputation for explaining performance management’s portfolio of integrated methodologies and solutions in ways that people can understand them. […]

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The Real World versus MBA Textbooks

The professional disciplines of law and medicine are codified with decades, arguably centuries, of a body of accumulated and layered knowledge. The discipline of management is not codified and structured to facilitate learning. Most managers learn from their prior managers. Ever work for a lousy manager? One can get an […]

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How Are Racehorses and Performance Management Implementers Similar?

Thoroughbred racehorses and performance management project leaders have similarities depending on which type they are. (This metaphor is also applicable to professional careers.) There are three types of racehorses: starters, stalkers and deep closers. How are performance management methodologies project managers similar? Starter racehorses directly break to lead from the […]

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