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Key Performance Indicators

How do businesses measure success?  They utilize financial statements such as the income statement (sales – expenses = profit). That’s important information, but there are problems with focusing only on this data. First, statements are “rear view.”  The data is … Continue reading

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Implementing The Adult Contract

Over the last several months we’ve been talking about The Adult Contract and how implementing Ownership Thinking involves creating an environment of high visibility and high accountability in an organization.  If the organization was operating with a fairly low level … Continue reading

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The Adult Contract – Adults Don’t Argue With Reality

As discussed in our last two posts, the Adult Contract is an “agreement as to how people ought to treat one another in this new environment of visibility and accountability.” This month we’ll continue with another aspect of the Adult … Continue reading

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The Adult Contract – Adults Don’t Shoot Each Other

As discussed previously, the Adult Contract is an “agreement as to how people ought to treat one another in this new environment of visibility and accountability.” Adults Don’t:  Shoot each other (figuratively, of course) Everybody makes mistakes.  In his book Ownership … Continue reading

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Incentives

We’ve been discussing the Ownership Thinking (OT) system and the keys to turning workplaces of poor-performing or disengaged employees into motivated, passionate and profit-focused team players. But what we haven’t covered are the incentives necessary to make that happen. We … Continue reading

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Gauging Workplace Performance

It’s one thing to hire the right people and provide them with the right tools to succeed in an Ownership Thinking (OT) environment, but the big question remains: How best to gauge their performance? This is a tough question given … Continue reading

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