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Use WOOP to Make Sure Big Things Get Done

There has been a lot of buzz recently about WOOP. No, not the sound you make when you’re really excited about something. We’re talking about W.O.O.P., a productivity solution developed by Dr. Gabriele Oettingen that provides a framework for accomplishing big goals one step at a time. W.O.O.P. stands for “Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, Plan,” and it outlines the four steps that make it most easy for you to actually accomplish your goals.

 

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January 10, 2019

How to Reduce Employee Turnover while Driving Accountability

The latest data out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the unemployment rate is at it's lowest point since the recession and that the labor market is verging on full capacity.

While this is good news for the US economy, it means that you, as an employer, cannot afford to lose even one valuable employee.  Turnover is expensive.  

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January 3, 2019

The International Esperanza Project Drives Accountability

The mission of the International Esperanza Project (IEP) is to inspire hope in people in developing countries through healthcare and community development projects. They have selected CommandHound to provide the task management and accountability support they need to maximize their resources.

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December 18, 2018

Does Your Productivity Increase When You Are Being Watched?

Holding people accountable in the workplace requires a full closed feedback loop to be really effective. If we are able to track actual results as people complete their assigned tasks, do you think they will be more inclined to make sure things get done?

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December 13, 2018

Learn Why Accountability Drives Performance

Why do some employees seem always to get things done on time and as expected, while others struggle?  Is it in their DNA? Is it an organizational culture that condones missed deadlines so that some people do not feel the pressure to perform as well? Are incentives, like bonuses, or penalties, like losing a job, accomplishing their objectives?

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November 29, 2018

How SpaceX Makes Bold Visions Real

SpaceX has emerged in the past few years as a uniquely disruptive company in an area that has, until now, been reserved for governments. Here are some interesting facts about their meteoric rise. What makes them good at getting hard or seemingly impossible things done?

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November 20, 2018

Should Start Ups Bother With a Board of Directors?

The short answer is, definitely. Why? Mostly to protect the founders from themselves.

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November 8, 2018

3 Tricks to Make Culture Changes at Work Actually Stick

Culture is one of the most central features of a company, and almost all executives (84% from a Deloitte study) believe that it is crucial to determining success.

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November 6, 2018

How to Effectively Transition Between Strategy and Execution

So your company has recently taken a close look at its strategy and developed a new plan for the coming year. Now, how do your move your team into execution mode? 

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November 1, 2018