Tag Archives: goals

Time-boxes, goals and realizing outcomes

Goal is defined as: the end toward which effort is directed” or “the object of a person’s ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. I don’t understand the debate over the Sprint Goal. I also don’t understand how a … Continue reading

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Agile Is Not The Goal

Or is it? Ok, it isn’t but I’m tired of reading posts or comments via various outlets that try to remind us that business agility  (or whatever) is THE goal and Agile is not.  While there is truth in that, … Continue reading

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A Town Called Commitment

In honor of Doctor Who being back on, I thought we should talk about a town called commitment.  This is a town where everyone goes around making commitments to one another.  One day, Madame Mayor called for a town meeting. … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: Targets May Be Harmful

In knowledge work, we love metrics.  Everyone wants to capture them, managers want reports via shiny dashboards.  We say we need them to make decisions or better yet, influence behavior.  They are the basis of target setting.  If you have … Continue reading

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Strategy review – are your goals still in sight?

Organizations have goals – some are questionable – but are goals nonetheless.  Once goals have been identified, a strategy (or some would say a plan)  for reaching the goals is established and put in place.  Most goals are not met … Continue reading

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Adebayor Goals

via Arsenal Action. I personally think he’s nowhere close to fulfilling his potential, but I doubt he’ll do it at Arsenal.  If he really wants to leave, they should let him go.

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