Focusing The Organization - Opryland
The Opryland is a great example of how WIGs can be aligned across multiple levels of an organization to create powerful results.
How can I measure my team to make sure we reach our goal?
Not all actions are created equal. Thijs Westerink shares some advice to help you identify the right actions to measure to ensure you achieve your goals.
How can I keep my most important strategy from failing?
Successful leaders not only create a clear strategy, but they also execute it. Thijs Westerink shares some advice for leaders to increase engagement and drive strategy execution in this clip.
How can I prevent employees from slipping into old behaviors?
FranklinCovey’s Senior Vice President of Sales U.S. and Canada, Jennifer Colosimo, shares the most effective way to prevent the regression of employees into undesirable behaviors.
How can I help my team focus on what is most important?
Jennifer Colosimo, FranklinCovey's Senior Vice President of Sales for US and Canada, shares some tips to help leaders narrow their focus on critical goals.
The 4 Disciplines of Execution
The 4 Disciplines of Execution are designed to create a winnable game. They give you the power to execute your most important goals in the face of competing priorities and distractions.
Accountability IS the Game
Discipline 4 is where execution really happens.
All Actions Are Not Created Equal
Some actions simply have more impact than others and it is those that you want to identify and act on if you want to reach your goal. We call them lead measures.
The More You Try to Do, the Less You Accomplish
This is a stark, inescapable principle that we all live with.
4 Rules of Execution Every Leader Needs to Know
Do you remember your last important initiative that launched well and then died?
People Play Differently When They Are Keeping Score
The difference in performance between a team that simply understands their lead and lag measures as a concept, and a team that actually knows their score, is remarkable!
How to Clarify Your Goals and Reach the Finish Line
“We are the most focused company that I know of or have read of or have any knowledge of."
Businesses must define and prioritize goals
“The key for companies to achieve their priorities is to narrow their focus and take on one goal at a time — something with which many leaders struggle.” -Chris McChesney
The 4 Disciplines of Execution Summary (Part 1)
Do you remember the last major initiative you watched die in your organization?
The Real Problem with Execution
B. J. Walker was facing the greatest challenge of her career. When she was the newly appointed Commissioner of the Department of Human Services for the U.S. State of Georgia in 2004, she could see tha
Execution vs. Strategy
As a leader, you can influence two principal things when it comes to producing results: your strategy (or plan) and your ability to execute that strategy.
Marriott Hotel Case Study
One of the hotels near Marriott International's headquarters, the Bethesda Marriott, wanted to improve performance measures, an effort magnified by being so close to the company's leadership.
The quickest way to kill execution: lose focus or over-goal your team or your organization.
Blame The People
Most leaders understand how difficult it is to execute on a strategy that requires a change in other peoples’ behavior.
4 Disciplines - Break Through Results
The 4 Disciplines of Execution enables you to execute with extraordinary efficiency in the midst of a myriad of distractions.