In a recent post on peoplematters.in, contributor Andrew Warren Smith suggests HR leaders start practicing the idea of limiting choices, and reinvesting recaptured time and energy into other priorities.
To begin narrowing down areas of focus for 2014, he offers the following list:
One of the keys to sustained business success is understanding and embracing innovation. All organizations — and not just the Googles and the Apples of the world — can become innovative, but it can be challenging for some business leaders to see innovation in their teams and businesses.
The beginning of the year always provides business leaders with an opportunity to think about setting goals, and also change bad habits, and rededicate themselves towards professional development.
For some, that means increasing their likeability factor: Being liked and respected in their organizations, and among their peers and colleagues.
Productivity. It’s something that all business leaders and professionals are thinking about — how to do more in each day, eliminate the distractions, and keep focused on achieving the big business goals that lie ahead.
Moran suggesting thinking of the calendar not as 12 months, but 12 weeks.
“If you embrace 12 weeks as a year, it changes your thinking. It creates a healthy sense of urgency. Twelve weeks is long enough to make significant progress, but near enough that you don’t lose sight of the deadline.”
Here are five steps to get started with Moran’s 12-week planning model: Read more
Certainly, many companies are using CRM platforms to understand how their customers are buying, and to extract meaningful insights from mountains of data.
But businesses of all sizes and shapes are shedding customers and losing sales because their current processes and systems aren’t keeping pace with technology-savvy consumers.