Analytics blogger – Journalist or personal diary?

There are several bloggers like me who write about the topics of analytics and enterprise risk and performance management (ERM / EPM). What are our writing styles? Some do a deep dive into the details of equations and algorithms of analytics or of the various methodologies like strategic balanced scorecards […]

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Are Vision, Mission and Values Statements Just Hollow Rhetoric?

One of my pet peeves is that many organizations who hang their vision and mission statements on the wall of their building reception lobby have not completed their intent. The intent of these statements should be to drive transformational change. I discovered a writer, Marshall Goldsmith, who I share his […]

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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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Who are more effective – Specialists or Generalists?

In the book The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do About It, the author Joshua Cooper Ramo makes us think if specialists or generalists are more effective at understanding the future. A study described in the book evaluated short-term […]

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Is Performance Management the Caterpillar or the Butterfly?

Is the Performance Management framework the beginning or the end? My older brother and I recently attended an evening reception in Chicago honoring R. Buckminster Fuller, one of last century’s true visionaries. Bucky, which was his nickname, was the designer of the geodesic dome and author of the book, Operating […]

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