The Changing Face Of Work

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People fear change. This is a universal constant. Change requires that people move into the unknown, which makes people uncomfortable. However, when change is happening, you have to adapt or be left behind. That is what is happening with the economy and the workplace. To thrive in the new economy you have to accept that […] The post The Changing Face Of Work appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Believe These Strategic Planning Myths

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Strategic thinking often boils down to choosing what not to do. Yet three myths continue to plague it: Myth 1: Productivity is the goal. Productivity is about getting things done. Strategic thinking is about getting the right things done well. And that means leaving some things undone. Myth 2: Strategy is about what’s “important.” Every […] The post Don’t Believe These Strategic Planning Myths appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Be Ready To Pivot

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson worked hard to become a top NFL player. He worked out, practiced and was on his way, receiving a full scholarship to play football at University ion Miami. While he had all the makings of a pro football player, his career was brought to a halt by an injury. Unable to […] The post Be Ready To Pivot appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Set Growth Targets Without Thinking Carefully About Timing

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You’ve probably seen them before — those project spreadsheets in which Year 2 revenue is Year 1 revenue plus 10%, and so on. These projections are rarely accurate, because they reduce the world to linear models — when in reality the growth process is nonlinear, sometimes even exponential. Additionally, most plans depend are multiple parts […] The post Don’t Set Growth Targets Without Thinking Carefully About Timing appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Using Sprint Goals

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Setting long term goals is necessary for success. To build momentum and keep motivated, use sprint goals. In the Businetiks system, a sprint goal is a quick, short deadline goal that moves you closer to your larger goal. How can you create sprint goals? Use a short deadline: Where long-term goals can take months or […] The post Using Sprint Goals appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Give People Time and Space to Be More Creative

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Creativity takes time, requiring people to struggle down several blind alleys before finding the right solution. That’s why a lot of creative activity may look suspiciously like loafing around until a breakthrough happens. But if an organization truly wants creativity, it has to start by hiring more people than it needs to complete the tasks […] The post Give People Time and Space to Be More Creative appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Should Your Goals Be Rigid or Flexible?

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There are two ways to approach your goals: You can be flexible, and let the next steps evolve as you work toward your objective, or you can be rigid, and set specific actions to take. To decide which approach you should use, ask yourself how difficult your goal will be to achieve, how invested you […] The post Should Your Goals Be Rigid or Flexible? appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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