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Increase System Adoption & Dig Deeper with These Questions

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Jun 28, 2021 @ 10:56 AM
Rhythm is one of those tools that works best when everyone uses it, and most new clients worry about system adoption. We've all been..
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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Why are KPIs Important? The Importance of KPIs and How to Choose Them.

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Tue, May 25, 2021 @ 09:00 AM

Measuring the right Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is vital to the health and success of your business. However, when we onboard new..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

CEO KPI Examples from Balanced CEO KPI Scorecards

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, May 24, 2021 @ 11:03 AM

As a general rule, CEOs need easy access to a few key performance indicators—they need a CEO KPI  dashboard that allows them, at a..

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Key Performance Indicators for Employees in 2021: Employee KPI Examples

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, May 24, 2021 @ 09:00 AM

It is no secret that your people are instrumental to the success of your business. In order to have a great company, you not only have..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

CEO KPIs: 23 KPIs Every CEO KPI Dashboard Should Consider

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Mon, May 17, 2021 @ 11:03 AM

Having the right Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on your CEO dashboard is very important to ensure you are driving the right behaviors..

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Balanced Scorecard KPI Examples: A Comprehensive List of KPIs

Posted by Ted Skinner on Fri, May 7, 2021 @ 11:03 AM

As the middle market strategy execution experts, we get asked a lot of questions about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators for firms to..

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KPI Examples for Non-Profits

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Wed, May 5, 2021 @ 11:04 AM
One of the many wonderful aspects of the Rhythm software platform and methodology is that it is industry agnostic. It works in..
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Stop Measuring Everything: The CEO KPIs That Should be Prioritized

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Mon, May 3, 2021 @ 11:04 AM

Business dreams and future strategic direction are exciting, motivating and even invigorating; however, they are of no value if you run..

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OKR vs KPI: What’s the Difference Between OKRs and KPIs?

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Wed, Mar 31, 2021 @ 11:20 AM

As a training and on-boarding expert at Rhythm Systems, I know a lot about KPIs. Recently, I’ve also learned a lot about OKRs. Many of..

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KPI Audit: Measure What Matters in 2021 Audit KPIs with Examples

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Wed, Mar 31, 2021 @ 09:00 AM

It may still feel like the middle of winter to some, but you might find that it is time to do some spring-cleaning when it comes to your..

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OKR Video: How to Get Started with OKRs and OKR Software

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Mar 29, 2021 @ 11:03 AM

In 2021, it’s hard to have confidence in your ability to achieve your goals. We survey our contacts regularly on how confident they feel..

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OKR vs KPI vs MBO: What the Best Goals Types Have in Common

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Mar 29, 2021 @ 11:03 AM

Businesses looking to implement goal setting best practices are often drowning in a sea of acronyms that can be hard to navigate. What’s..

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Using OKRs for Your Weekly Team Meeting

Posted by Ted Skinner on Mon, Mar 29, 2021 @ 11:03 AM

In working with hundreds of mid-market CEOs as a consultant at Rhythm Systems, I often get asked about KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings

COVID 19 SWOT Analysis: SWOT Analysis in a Pandemic

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Sun, Feb 28, 2021 @ 11:03 AM

Many planning tools are used on an annual basis—yet, they are often overlooked in the middle of a pandemic like COVID-19. There is an..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings

21 Manufacturing KPIs and Metrics Updated for 2021 to Improve Production KPI Performance

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Sun, Feb 28, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

It is important to grow the top line of your business on an annual basis, but you also need to make sure the bottom line is healthy..

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Quarterly Rocks: The Difference Between KPIs and Quarterly Rocks

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Wed, Feb 24, 2021 @ 09:30 AM

What's the difference between KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and Quarterly Rocks? This can be a very confusing question, especially..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

21 COVID-19 KPIs to Monitor Now

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Thu, Jan 28, 2021 @ 12:03 PM

These are crazy times we find ourselves in right now. I have heard more than one person say that they have never experienced anything..

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The 10 Best HR Employee Engagement Metrics and KPIs [Updated for 2021]

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Wed, Jan 27, 2021 @ 09:00 AM

After recently reviewing thousand of Annual Plans and Quarterly Plans, I can say without a doubt that improving employee engagement..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Clear Expectations: How Your Employees Know What Success Looks Like

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Dec 21, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

For many, it's time to roll out those 2021 plans and kick off some new initiatives to help your company build back or accelerate growth..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Accountable Leaders & Teams

M&A KPIs: The Right Merger and Acquisition KPIs and Metrics to Prevent Failure

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Mon, Dec 21, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are not for the faint of heart. Any CEO who has navigated those waters will tell you it is a tremendous..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Mergers & Acquisitions

Your Journey to Great Execution in 2021

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Fri, Dec 11, 2020 @ 11:01 AM

How much did misalignment cost your organization in 2020? Misalignment comes from poor planning, and it results in poor execution and..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Effective Meetings, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Manufacturing KPI Dashboard: 25 KPI Examples (Updated for 2021)

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Nov 30, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Because Rhythm strategy execution software acts as a framework for pulling together into one single system many improvement..

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Staffing KPI Examples: The Top 27 Staffing Metrics (Updated for 2021)

Posted by Ted Skinner on Mon, Nov 30, 2020 @ 11:04 AM

At Rhythm Systems, we work with clients to ensure they are measuring the metrics that matter to allow them to achieve their dreams and..

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Top 22 KPI Examples for Technology Companies (Updated for 2021)

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Mon, Nov 30, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

It can be intimidating to sit down to a blank slate and begin working on your company’s first official KPI dashboard! Over the years,..

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40 KPI Examples for the Service Industry (Updated for 2021)

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Nov 30, 2020 @ 10:26 AM

Research shows that our economy is largely being driven by middle-market firms, especially those in the service industries. Key..

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Annual Targets 2021: How to Set & Test These Metrics

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Nov 30, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

As Chris Cosper detailed in a previous post, we have the ability to record 3 types of metrics in our Rhythm cloud based strategy..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

Company KPIs: Creating Business KPIs That Drive Success in 2021

Posted by Ted Skinner on Sat, Nov 28, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

The body has four main vital signs that doctors use all around the world to determine the condition of a patient. The four vital signs..

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Creating Synergy Between Cross Functional Teams (Updated for 2021)

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Tue, Nov 3, 2020 @ 06:55 AM

One of the most important components of the Rhythm Systems, the Think-Plan-Do methodology is to implement a planning rhythm that..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Effective Meetings

How Middle Market CEOs Execute on Strategy for Success (Updated for 2021)

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Sun, Nov 1, 2020 @ 10:03 AM

Most Companies Fail Due to Poor Strategic Execution

As a fan of Blue Ocean strategy, you already know how important it is to have the..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Mergers & Acquisitions

Operational KPIs: 33 Productivity KPI Examples to Measure

Posted by Melissa Enriquez on Wed, Sep 30, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

According to a recent article I read in Harvard Business Review, "most employees want to be productive, but the organization too often..

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Breakthrough 2020 Goes Virtual: What to Expect

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Wed, Sep 23, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

Our first-ever virtual Breakthrough Conference is just a few weeks away! Here's a sneak peek so you know what to expect from this..

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Topics: Increasing Sales, Strategies for Growth, Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Strategic Software Features that Make CEOs' Jobs Easier

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Wed, Sep 2, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

As a CEO, you have specific challenges from a leadership perspective. You have to keep your team connected to your overall strategy,..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

The CEO's Business Strategy Execution Gap... And How To Close It

Posted by Cindy Praeger on Mon, Aug 24, 2020 @ 10:44 PM

Written by Cindy Praeger and Eskinder Assefa

A fairly significant body of research now clearly shows that the reason why a number of..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

KPI Targets: Know the Difference Between Key Priorities, KPIs and Targets

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Thu, Jul 30, 2020 @ 08:30 AM

The most common pitfall I see in companies who are new to Rhythm and the Rockefeller Habits is thinking that setting targets for their..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

SMART Goal Setting Theory: To Create SMART Goals, Start With “Why”

Posted by Ted Skinner on Tue, Jul 28, 2020 @ 03:47 PM

Leadership 101 tells us that it’s important to set clear and specific goals for ourselves and for our teams in order to achieve business..

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Leadership KPI Examples for Accountable Team Leaders

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Wed, Jul 15, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

As a team leader, you own the key results for your team, meaning that you will probably have a handful of KPIs on your list (2-3) that..

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Do You Know if Your Boss is Happy with Your Work?

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Tue, Jul 7, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

Many people wonder and worry about whether or not they are doing a good job and if their boss is happy with their work. It is one of the..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Customer Success KPIs: How to Measure Client Satisfaction with KPIs

Posted by Patrick Thean on Tue, Jul 7, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are key indicators used to measure the success or performance of a business and are most commonly used..

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Topics: Increasing Sales, KPIs & Dashboards

Priority ZERO: Make COVID-19 Part of Your Survive, Recover and Thrive Mentality

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Fri, Jun 26, 2020 @ 12:58 PM

We all know we need to be prepared for the worst—while striving for the best—when it comes to the effects of COVID-19, and the market..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

On-Time Delivery KPIs: Goals, Culture, and Habits to Improve On-Time Delivery Manufacturing

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Thu, Jun 25, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

I previously wrote a blog titled 21 Production KPI Examples to Improve Manufacturing Performance, and many people were interested in..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Critical Number: The MVP Metric of Your KPIs

Posted by Ted Skinner on Sat, Jun 20, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

In my initial blog “How to Create KPIs that Drive Your Company's Success,” we  focused on the most common form of metric, Key..

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How the Balanced Scorecard Keeps You Balanced

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Tue, Jun 16, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

The Balanced Scorecard, originally developed by Dr. Robert Kaplan of Harvard University and Dr. David Norton, can keep your company..

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KPI Spreadsheets vs. KPI Dashboards: How You Know You’ve Outgrown Excel

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Sun, May 31, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Since the release of Patrick Thean's book Rhythm, it has been so exciting to speak with people who are implementing Rhythm in all types..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Sales KPI Examples and Leading Indicators That Drive Revenue Growth

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Fri, May 29, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Driving new sales revenue is a common theme that comes up with the clients I work with. In fact, I can’t think of many companies that..

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Topics: Increasing Sales, KPIs & Dashboards

Essential KPI for Remote Teams: Employee Health Index

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Fri, May 8, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

Managing a remote team is challenging, even in the best of times. In our current environment, it is really tough to keep the team..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Work Execution Platform: CEOs Need a Business Execution Platform

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Thu, Apr 30, 2020 @ 02:03 PM

Have you ever wondered just what is going on in your business, how well things are going, and why? How can you know for sure that your..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Composite KPIs - Changing the Conversation at Weekly Meetings

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Wed, Apr 1, 2020 @ 05:00 PM

Many times, the Key Performance Indicators we review at the executive team level are actually the sum or average of several smaller..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings

How to Reduce Chaos at Work During A Crisis Using Rhythm Software

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Fri, Mar 27, 2020 @ 12:07 PM

With information moving so quickly regarding global pandemic COVID-19, many companies are facing the daunting task of taking care of..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Using Red Yellow Green Performance Indicators Examples That Are SMART

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Sat, Feb 29, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Each KPI and Priority should have clearly defined success criteria. What is success? What is failure?  Discuss, debate and agree as a..

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Role Clarity: Setting Clear Expectations with Goals

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Fri, Feb 28, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

My husband used to coach a 3- and 4-year-old soccer team (the “Gorillas”) at our neighborhood YMCA. If you’ve never watched toddlers..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Super SMART Goals - Do You Have Them?

Posted by Melissa Enriquez on Thu, Feb 27, 2020 @ 07:06 AM

You have just finished a very successful Quarterly Planning Session with your team, and now it is time to get to work.  Your team is..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

Custom KPI: Maximize Your Effectiveness with Custom KPI Dashboards

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

In Rhythm software, there are few different lenses to view your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). You can view them in a Scorecard to..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Cascading: Sales KPI Examples For Successful Sales Teams

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Mon, Feb 3, 2020 @ 03:38 PM

One of my favorite teams to coach through the Rhythm Cascade process is the Sales team.  Having been part of a large sales organization..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

Creating A Culture of Innovation: 5 Ways CEOs Can Drive a Culture of Innovation

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Fri, Jan 31, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

We have all heard the saying "A fish rots from the head down," right? Not that I am comparing my CEO friends to fish, but it does drive..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Using Leading Indicator KPIs To Help You Make Adjustments

Posted by Patrick Thean on Thu, Jan 30, 2020 @ 12:17 PM

Leading indicators and results indicators are both key performance indicators (KPIs). I love leading indicators. The right leading..

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Leading Indicators: How to Create a Leading KPI with Examples

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Thu, Jan 30, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

When thinking about the most important numbers to measure in your business, most of our clients have no trouble coming up with a list of..

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Digital Marketing KPI Examples with Template

Posted by Ted Skinner on Wed, Jan 29, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Recently, our digital marketing team sat down and talked about our annual plan. Marketing departments have many campaigns they focus on..

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Targets and KPIs: How Use Them Appropriately

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Fri, Jan 24, 2020 @ 11:22 AM

I really enjoy learning during client interactions. When I’m working onsite in planning sessions, coaching executives 1-to-1, or working..

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The 5 Product Manager KPIs Everyone Should be Measuring

Posted by Guest Blogger on Fri, Jan 24, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

Guest Post by Sara Estes, Content Marketing Manager at Pendo

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3 Team KPIs for A Successful Team

Posted by Alicia Croke on Wed, Jan 22, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Every week you sit down with your team and discuss what you need to get done to be effective. How often do you enter the meeting..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings

Customer KPI Examples: Are Your Customers Happy?

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Fri, Jan 17, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Are you actively working to attract and retain the right customers? Whether you are business to consumer or business to business,..

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Topics: Increasing Sales, KPIs & Dashboards

How to Lead the Best KPI Discussion Ever in Your Weekly Team Meeting

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Wed, Jan 15, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

The struggle is real. We’ve all been in meetings about our metrics that produce seemingly endless discussion about the numbers, with no..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings

Why You Need Rhythm Software to Implement the Rockefeller Habits (Infographic)

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Tue, Jan 14, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

At some point, paper tools, spreadsheets, and even simple software solutions are not enough to run your enterprise. When you reach that..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

When is the Last Time You Audited Your KPI Dashboard?

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Fri, Jan 10, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

Have you performed a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) audit in the past quarter or two?  This is something I recommend to clients on a..

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Data Driven KPIs: How to Make Data-Driven Adjustments to Hit Your Targets

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Thu, Jan 9, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

For many CEOs and executive leaders, the idea of having a system in place to allow you to see where you are off-track with the company’s..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Frustrated From Your Balanced Scorecard Software Implementation?

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Fri, Jan 3, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

The Balanced Scorecard (BSC) is a popular strategic management system proposed by Robert Kaplan and David Norton and documented in their..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

Creating KPIs: How to Create a KPI in 5 Simple Steps (Updated for 2020)

Posted by Patrick Thean on Wed, Jan 1, 2020 @ 04:47 PM

The common mistake many companies make is to start creating a bunch of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for their company. They start..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Customer Retention: Are You Keeping the Customers You Want?

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Sun, Dec 29, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

According to the Harvard Business Schoolincreasing customer retention rates by 5 percent increases profits by 25 percent to 95 percent.

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Topics: Increasing Sales, KPIs & Dashboards

How to Win with Red-Yellow-Green (Slideshare)

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Sun, Dec 8, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

In working with thousands of companies around the world, our consultants have learned that for most companies the weakest link in..

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How CEOs Use Rhythm to Eliminate Multi-System Chaos

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Tue, Nov 5, 2019 @ 11:08 AM

Your company is growing fast and managing projects and tracking metrics across teams is complex and difficult. You now have multiple..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Why You Need a Time Machine for Effective Goal Setting

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Thu, Oct 10, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

If you want to set compelling and achievable goals for yourself, your teams and your company, drop everything and invent a time machine...

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Welcome to Charlotte!

Posted by Paige Wilcox on Wed, Oct 9, 2019 @ 11:54 AM

We are thrilled to host our 5th Annual Breakthrough Conference once again in Charlotte, NC, this October 24th and 25th, at the Charlotte..

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Topics: Increasing Sales, Strategies for Growth, Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Effective Meetings, Accountable Leaders & Teams, Mergers & Acquisitions

KPIs: We Know WHAT to Measure…Now, HOW Do We Measure It?

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Thu, Sep 26, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Lately, I've been working with clients who are just getting started on their KPIs. They are deciding what to measure and who owns the..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Are Your KPIs Leading Indicators? Does Your Team Know What Critical Adjustments to Make?

Posted by Patrick Thean on Wed, Jul 31, 2019 @ 09:30 AM

Kaihan Krippendorff, master strategist and author of Outthink the Competition and columnist for Fastcompany interviewed me on the topic..

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Smooth Sailing in Rough Waters: Use KPIs to Throw a Lifeline

Posted by Chris Cosper on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Isn’t it funny how quickly our workload can change? One day we’re doing fine, managing our daily tasks, making progress on our priorities

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Hey CEOs! Bring Your Data to Life with Rhythm Integration

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Thu, Jun 20, 2019 @ 11:57 AM

CEOs and business leaders spend a lot of time and energy working to hunt down important data and make the right decisions to grow the..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Why You Can't Miss the 2019 Breakthrough Conference

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Thu, Jun 6, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

"Spectacular keynote speeches, incredibly, relevant, informative breakout sessions. Thank you!"

“Loved the human element of business..

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Topics: Increasing Sales, Strategies for Growth, Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Effective Meetings, Accountable Leaders & Teams, Mergers & Acquisitions

How to Create and Use a Stop Signs Dashboard to Avoid Train Wrecks

Posted by Patrick Thean on Wed, May 29, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Several years ago, I created the Stop Signs Dashboard to help one of my clients keep a pulse on the health of his company. For..

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Why Your KPIs Still Need A Human Touch [Infographic]

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Tue, May 28, 2019 @ 11:40 AM

Think about the last time you wondered about something, or had an argument with your friend or spouse … What did you do? Pull out your..

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What Your BI Data Visualization Tool Isn’t Telling You About Your Strategic Initiatives

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Thu, May 23, 2019 @ 11:24 AM

There are lots of tools out there that will take your key performance indicators and show you beautiful KPI charts and graphs. For those..

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4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Implementing the Rockefeller Habits: Priorities

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Apr 1, 2019 @ 03:53 PM
Of the three Rockefeller Habits (Meetings, Metrics, and Priorities), the one I most commonly hear clients struggle to implement..
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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards

How to Do a KPI Audit (Video)

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Wed, Mar 27, 2019 @ 07:49 AM

Now that the dust has settled from Annual Planning, many of my clients are focused on auditing their list of KPIs.  So, how do you know..

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Does Your KPI Dashboard Measure What Matters?

Posted by Ted Skinner on Tue, Feb 5, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

I have to admit that I am a data geek. I do know that I have a unique personality type and most people aren’t interested in digging deep..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings

How to Use Job Scorecard KPIs to Drive Your Performance

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

If you read our blog often, you know that we frequently recommend using a Job Scorecard (often called an employee scorecard)- we find..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Software Implementation: Myth vs. Reality

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Tue, Jan 22, 2019 @ 11:29 AM

Bringing Rhythm into your organization can be a big change. However, it’s the first step on an exciting journey that will help you and..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Rhythm Systems' Most Popular Blogs of 2018

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

Here at Rhythm Systems, we are very blessed to have almost 10,000 blog subscribers, 10+ regular contributors, and many amazing readers..

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Topics: Increasing Sales, Strategies for Growth, Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Effective Meetings, Accountable Leaders & Teams, Mergers & Acquisitions

Conquer Complex Projects with Rhythm Software

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 @ 10:50 AM

Managing projects across multiple teams is really difficult. Isolated spreadsheets and email strings make it impossible for team members..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Effective Meetings

What Are Your Core Competencies? [Infographic]

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Fri, Nov 9, 2018 @ 11:03 AM

Think about it - what sets your company apart? Are you poised to quickly enter emerging markets and innovate new products and services..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

Quick Tips to Set SMART Goals [Infographic]

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 11:02 AM

In a former job, I had a manager who called all of his direct reports together to tell us some exciting news! We were embarking on a big..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

4 Common Pitfalls of KPI Dashboards and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Ted Skinner on Fri, Oct 26, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

As the middle market growth experts, the Rhythm Systems consulting team gets a lot of questions about KPIs, or Key Performance..

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Cash Flow Dashboard – How Many Months Before You Run Out of Cash?

Posted by Melissa Perna on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Have you ever wondered “Can we cover payroll this month” or “What if that big deal doesn’t come in? Will we be ok to make payroll?” How..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards

Learn How to Use KPIs to Drive Sales [Video]

Posted by Patrick Thean on Tue, May 1, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of working with hundreds of companies. Quite often, when I visit, I am asked, “Patrick, can you..

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The Power of Forecasting using Red-Yellow-Green Status

Posted by Patrick Thean on Mon, Dec 4, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

I have received a lot of feedback from folks using the Rhythm softwaresharing how turning every quarter into a 13 Week Race™ has really..

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‘Tis the Season for Writing Effective Annual Initiatives

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

It’s that time of year again – just about everyone on a traditional calendar year is gearing up for Annual Planning! You and your team..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

How to Use Dashboards for Flawless Execution

Posted by Patrick Thean on Sun, Jun 4, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Every quarter has thirteen weeks. It goes by fast. Before you know it, the quarter is over. And then the year is over. You are left with..

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5 Things Your Boss Expects You to Know About KPIs (Video)

Posted by Alicia Croke on Wed, Mar 8, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

So you just started your new job, and your boss sits you down to talk about your KPIs. He says, "Yeah, we are gonna measure your..

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It's Better to be Unemployed than In a Job You Hate

Posted by Alicia Croke on Thu, Mar 2, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Your job is important - it's where you spend most of your waking hours. So when the Australian National University recently released a..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

The Stretch Goal - Good or Bad for Motivation?

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Sun, Oct 23, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

Have you ever pushed yourself to achieve a goal that you thought was too lofty? How did it feel? In 2012, Daniel Markowitz wrote an HBR..

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Breakthrough Your Complex Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Posted by Ted Skinner on Sun, Sep 25, 2016 @ 12:01 PM

Summer is over, kids are back in school, and now it's time to turn your focus back to the workplace. Yes, I know it might not be as..

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Bring Your KPIs to Life: Drive Visibility & Accountability with Composites

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Metrics are key to understanding your company’s health. Most businesses have some key performance indicators (KPIs) that they’re..

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Break Down Your Process Before You Break Down Your Business

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Thu, Jul 7, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” - Thomas A. Edison

Thomas Edison knew what..

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How Do Your Customers Really Feel? (Infographic)

Posted by Cindy Praeger on Thu, May 26, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Clearly, you love your clients, but do they love you back?

If you're like me, you really enjoy working with your clients. You may even..

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Topics: Increasing Sales, KPIs & Dashboards

Using KPI Data to Predict Success & Prompt Action

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Thu, May 12, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Those of you using the Rhythm tool to track and discuss your KPIs weekly have probably seen the Projected, Actual and Variance fields on..

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Managing Workplace Stress: The Best Gift You Can Give (SlideShare)

Posted by Toni Swint on Tue, Apr 26, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

What's one of the best gifts you can give your employees? Some may say a team lunch or financial rewards.

At Rhythm Systems, we are huge..

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Which KPI Dashboard Should We Use at Our Weekly Meeting?

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Sun, Feb 21, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

As a Weekly Adjustment Meeting facilitator, you have several KPI dashboard views at your fingertips in Rhythm. Each dashboard serves a..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution, Effective Meetings

Calculate Customer Lifetime Value In Order to Drive Strategic Decisions

Posted by Guest Blogger on Tue, Feb 16, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Written by Peter L. Wyro, M.B.A. of www.justcherry.coPeter is the CEO of Cherry, an ROI-Ready Inbound Marketing Agency. For nearly 20..

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A Very Special Q4

Posted by Patrick Thean on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 @ 09:14 AM

I was out shopping with my wife this past weekend and started seeing holiday decorations creep their way into department stores...

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How to Super Charge Your Execution with SuperGreen

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Tue, Aug 25, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Those of you who are familiar with our Rhythm methodology know that we teach that establishing clear and specific success criteria for..

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Keeping Projects on Schedule Using Special KPIs

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Sun, Jun 14, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

If you have ever downloaded any tools or other resources on our site, you know that we usually ask you about your Biggest Business..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

4 Steps to Get Your KPI Dashboards Back On Track

Posted by Patrick Thean on Tue, Jun 9, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

The most popular topic throughout our blog and social media, and what I’m most frequently asked about at speaking events or when meeting..

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Forecasting & Prediction: Execute with Confidence

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Fri, May 22, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

If you have ever downloaded any tools or other resources on our site, you know that we usually ask you about your Biggest Business..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

How to Increase Urgency to Solve a Red Critical Number

Posted by Patrick Thean on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

A Critical Number is a KPI (Key Performance Indicator) that helps you keep track of the most important thing for the quarter or year.   ..

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How Leading Indicators Can Help You Win The 13-Week Race™

Posted by Patrick Thean on Sun, Apr 26, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Every quarter is a 13-Week Race™. It goes by fast. Before you know it, the quarter is over. And then the year is over. You are left with..

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5 Cures for KPI-tice

Posted by Liz McBride on Tue, Apr 21, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

I’m at Rhythm Headquarters about to take my first sip of coffee when the alarm goes off. I rush to the control room to be debriefed...

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Are Critical Numbers Part of Your Company Workout?

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Welcome to the idea of critical numbers. Every executive team has them (measured or not) and when you begin a new quarter, they should..

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How Frederique Contstant Keeps Their Employees Engaged

Posted by Patrick Thean on Thu, Apr 16, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

We are proud to announce that Retail TouchPoints recently featured two of our long-time clients, Simms Fishing Products, and luxury..

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5 Steps to Statusing Red

Posted by Nicole Hradek on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

I really hate the f-word: Failure. But it happens, especially when it seems like you have a lot going on in one week. Your focus was..

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Why Status Criteria Matter

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Tue, Feb 3, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Imagine – you’re at the Super Bowl and suddenly the score changed. It was in favor of your favorite team so you are, of course, pleased...

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How to Find the Root Cause of Your Problem Before Deploying a Solution

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Mon, Jan 19, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

I recently experienced some difficult and expensive home repairs that reminded me of an important factor in problem solving and..

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5 Keys for a Successful 2015

Posted by Ted Skinner on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Happy New Year! I hope your 2015 is off to a great start. Isn’t it great to come back to work after a nice refreshing break with a clean..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

How to Get Started with KPIs (Video)

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Mon, Jan 12, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Getting started with tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) can be daunting for many of our new Rhythm clients.  But, in fact, most..

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When It Comes to Metrics, Who’s on First? (Or is it: What’s on First?)

Posted by Cathy McCullough on Thu, Dec 11, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

One of my favorite comedy routines of all time is Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s on First.” Jerry Seinfeld and friends have an updated..

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Help! My KPIs Don’t Work! 5 Steps to Make Your KPIs Work for You

Posted by Patrick Thean on Mon, Oct 27, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Jack asked me to help him with KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). He had about 30 - 40 of them that his executive team was reviewing..

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The 3 Most Important Words in Marketing...

Posted by Ryan Walcott on Tue, Sep 9, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

What are the 3 most important words in real estate?  Location, Location, Location!

A realtor will tell you this because the value of your..

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2 Most Common Questions about Quarterly Planning

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Fri, Jun 27, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

In working with clients recently to prepare for quarterly planning, I noticed a pattern of two questions I am frequently asked. 

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Why Red-Yellow-Greening with Method 1 Does Not Work

Posted by Patrick Thean on Wed, May 7, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Every quarter is a 13 Week Race.  Most of us have priorities to deliver and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) to measure our progress...

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

Are You Monitoring the Right KPI’s to Ensure Your Employees Are Fully Engaged at Work?

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 @ 10:15 AM

As a Rhythm consultant, I work with many clients to help them develop their KPI’s and Critical Numbers.  One of the goals is to have..

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Hit the Nitro to Win the Business Race!

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Mon, Mar 3, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

As you attempt to control your business and your team's effort, you will likely be attracted to dashboards. And the first question you..

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Leadership Can Be Counterintuitive

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Wed, Feb 19, 2014 @ 09:26 AM

I often find that what actually works for CEOs and leadership teams is counterintuitive. What was thought to be smart isn’t. And what..

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Developing and Using Critical Numbers to Drive Success

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Tue, Feb 18, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Are your critical numbers working for you?  The key to accomplishing your goals is execution.  Critical numbers help ensure you are..

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Now Is The Time to Make Critical Adjustments to Achieve Your Quarterly Plan

Posted by Jessica Wishart on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

You’ve invested the time and energy to come up with a solid plan for the quarter.  You looked at data and forecasts and insights from..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Are You Part of the Top 8%? 5 Tips to Create 3 Successful Resolutions for the Year

Posted by Patrick Thean on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

“It’s a new year, that means a blank slate, a new beginning! Last year is behind me and this year is ahead of me.” Jack tells me..

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Use KPI Bifocals to View Your Critical Numbers

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Tue, Nov 12, 2013 @ 10:40 AM

I’ve had a few major incidents regarding eyes - two that I cannot forget. One was getting my first pair of glasses, and the second, a..

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Your Company's Brain Map

Posted by Cathy McCullough on Wed, Oct 30, 2013 @ 09:30 AM

Creating alignment can be a daunting task for any group of key executives. Great plans are made…activities discussed…task lists..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

KPI Webcast: Questions & Answers - Part 2

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Mon, Sep 9, 2013 @ 03:45 PM

Here are the second set of answers from, "How to Use KPIs to Focus Your Team and Keep Your Plan on Track."

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KPI Webcast: Questions & Answers

Posted by Patrick Thean on Sun, Sep 8, 2013 @ 11:50 AM

We had such a great webcast! There were so many questions, we could not answer them all.

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Is Your Team Choking on KPIs? Special KPIs Give Your Team Kick-Butt Focus!

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Thu, Sep 5, 2013 @ 02:26 PM

The companies I coach are in the game of business, not to survive – but to win! You can’t win by being thoughtful, yet complacent. In..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards

Tips for Building and Using Your KPI Dashboard

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Tue, Jul 30, 2013 @ 02:31 PM

“Today’s managers recognize the impact that measures have on performance.  But rarely think of measurement as an essential part of..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards

Your Mid-year Check Up

Posted by Nancy Sacani on Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 05:00 PM

Are you on track to hit all of your annual goals and finish the year strong?  You built a great plan during your Annual Planning..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards

Evaluating Your Measurement System & KPI's

Posted by Alan Gehringer on Mon, May 20, 2013 @ 05:36 PM
Evaluating your measurement system and selecting the right KPI’s and critical numbers is essential to ensure you are monitoring the..
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How to Develop a Strong Plan for the Quarter Using Rockefeller Habits

Posted by Patrick Thean on Mon, Apr 1, 2013 @ 06:10 PM

Q1 is over.  I like to think of every quarter as a 13 week race.  The only way to have a great year is to have 4 great quarters, one..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

Successful Meeting with MySelf

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Tue, Feb 26, 2013 @ 07:09 AM

In order to set yourself and your team up for a successful Weekly Adjustment Meeting, proper prep time is a must.  We suggest a 20-30..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings

Accountability + Adjustments = Execute with Speed!

Posted by Patrick Thean on Tue, Feb 12, 2013 @ 09:57 AM

From time to time I sit in on weekly meetings with clients to help them with their "Do" Rhythm.  The weekly meeting is key to make..

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Making the Most of Your Metrics

Posted by Chris Cosper on Mon, Feb 11, 2013 @ 04:30 PM

The start of a new year is a great time to clean up your KPI dashboards.  It’s so easy to think of one more metric we want to track,..

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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards

Three Indicators That You Should Topgrade Your Data

Posted by Barry Pruitt on Tue, Jan 8, 2013 @ 09:48 PM

I’ve been reading the latest publication from Verne Harnish, The Greatest Business Decisions of All Time, and was reminded of several..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Accountable Leaders & Teams

Keep Your Red-Yellow-Greens Short & Sweet

Posted by Tiffany Chepul on Tue, Apr 3, 2012 @ 09:11 PM

Setting SMART Red-Yellow-Green success criteria is challenging enough, but now you want me to fit it into 30 characters or less? ..

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Topics: Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards

Picking A KPI That Motivates Your Team (Video)

Posted by Patrick Thean on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 @ 05:25 PM
Krister Ungerboeck, CEO of Ungerboeck Software shared his learning with me on using KPIs recently "We're often faced with priorities..
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Is Your Business Execution "SMART"?

Posted by Patrick Thean on Thu, Mar 15, 2012 @ 08:33 AM
I was with a client, trying to accelerate his business execution and create a habit to be sure his priorities were not random but they..
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Annual Planning Tips

Posted by Patrick Thean on Fri, Jan 6, 2012 @ 12:03 PM
Happy New Year to our friends and customers!  Here is to a great 2012.
 
As you begin your new year, here are a couple of ideas and..
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Topics: Strategies for Growth, Annual & Quarterly Planning, KPIs & Dashboards, Strategy Execution

Continuing On Daniel Pink's 3 Things: Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose

Posted by Patrick Thean on Wed, Nov 9, 2011 @ 09:48 AM
Last time I wrote about Dan Pink's three things: Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose.  Let's talk about Autonomy!
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Efficient Communication - Stop Duplicating Work

Posted by Patrick Thean on Mon, Oct 3, 2011 @ 03:16 AM
Right People, Right Things, Right Results.  Weekly focus on Weekly Priorities

Stephen Covey says "Begin With the End in Mind."..

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How Would You Increase Leadership Team Urgency Around A Red Critical Number

Posted by Patrick Thean on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 @ 07:34 PM

So... What do you do if your critical number goes red? How do you increase team urgency?

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Daily Huddle: How Do You Use Your Critical Number?

Posted by Patrick Thean on Tue, Sep 13, 2011 @ 07:00 AM

Your daily huddle is fast and sharp. It's a quick sync up that helps your team align for the day. It is not for solving problems. When..

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Topics: KPIs & Dashboards, Effective Meetings

Got Rhythm? Ford (Alan Mulally) Certainly Does!

Posted by Patrick Thean on Wed, Aug 24, 2011 @ 11:05 PM
Rhythm.  Execution Rhythm.  Rhythm builds momentum.  When you have momentum, it is much easier build on your momentum and succeed...
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How To Set The Right Goals For Your Associate To Be Successful

Posted by Patrick Thean on Tue, Aug 23, 2011 @ 06:45 AM
So how do you set the right goals and get someone to be accountable to those goals?  There are two reasons for someone to perform..
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Topics: Strategies for Growth, KPIs & Dashboards

Measure The Return On Your #1 Expense - Your ROP (Return On Payroll)

Posted by Patrick Thean on Wed, May 11, 2011 @ 12:09 PM

Do you measure your return on payroll (ROP)?  For most of us who run knowledge-based companies, payroll is the largest expense on our..

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How To Avoid Getting Blindsided By Sales Not Closing On Time

Posted by Patrick Thean on Sun, Apr 10, 2011 @ 11:59 AM

Acetech was fantastic!  The folks there are so warm and nice. And Whistler is so beautiful at this time of the year.  I will be..

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How To Make Your Goals Exciting For All, And Challenging For Your "A" Players

Posted by Patrick Thean on Wed, Mar 30, 2011 @ 11:54 AM

Some leaders who are very driven and competitive plan goals that are often unreachable.  This is the optimistic guy.  Some are very..

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Quality Over Quantity

Posted by Patrick Thean on Thu, Mar 25, 2010 @ 09:17 AM
I started my day today with a good 
P90X 
workout with Tony Horton.  If you have not tried this yet, you should.  P90X rocks!  Tony's..
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