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Stacey Barr

Stacey Barr

Performance Measure Specialist

Australia | Professional Services - Training, Coaching

How Do You Embed Measurement, Minus The Red Tape?

Posted almost 4 years ago, 1 comment
One of my Measure Up subscribers, Ben, is a performance professional in a large private sector company, with this question: "How do we embed measurement in an organisation without creating red tape?"
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If You Were To Measure Christmas

Posted almost 4 years ago, 2 comments
In the PuMP Measure Design technique, one of the steps is to describe the result you want to measure in sensory specific language. This is a completely new concept to just about everyone, and they usually need a demonstration of what sensory specific language is. So here goes...
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Is Measuring Performance a Keystone Habit?

Posted almost 4 years ago, 1 comment
Some habits are so powerful, that by focusing on them alone you can start a ripple-effect of other good habits with very little effort. These are called keystone habits by Charles Duhigg, author of "The Power of Habit". There's some suggestion that measuring performance is one of these keystone habits.
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The Single Best Thing You Must Do To Find Useful KPIs

Posted almost 5 years ago, 5 comments
Weasel words are words that have no specific and obvious and singular meaning. They bring no clear images to mind of what is meant. Words like: effective, sustainable, harnessed, connectedness and leveraged. Weasel words have a stupifying effect on people's understanding of goals that are written with them, as well as rendering those goals immeasurable.
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A Fun KPI Buy-in Boosting Experiment

Posted about 4 years ago, 2 comments
People agree they should measure performance. But they just don't get around to doing it. They say they don't have time, don't have money, don't have support, have too much else to do. If things are going to change, we need a different approach to engaging people to measure what matters.
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