One of the most useful ideas that Dr. Jim Pride taught was the “Purpose Triad.” In any confusing or frustrating situation it is quite probable that we lose sight of the purpose.
January 1 is a mere two months away. We need to start the New Year with our vision in the forefront and a new annual plan in place. The entire team should focus on new goals for 2015.
How are things going? Is the office humming along, are goals being met, and is all going well? Great! Keep it up! Or, is the office not humming, are goals not being met, and is all not well? If you find yourself in the second situation, then frustration levels can be quite high, like my son and his English paper. Are you so bogged down in the day-to-day office operations that you have lost sight of where you’re heading? Then stop and refocus on your vision – your purpose!
All goals must move you to your vision. The numbers, or statistical benchmarks, are based on your goals. The numbers are anchored by your team and their knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes, and by your office systems.
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