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Transition Requirement: Progress?

“Let’s not measure something simply because we can… let’s measure something because it’s meaningful,” challenged a woman sitting next to me as she stood and spoke into a cordless microphone at a corporate dinner I attended earlier this week.   She saw a gap between the items the company had the capability to measure versus the things that were perhaps more difficult to measure but really important indicators of the company’s future.   I understood her cautionary remark.  Can action feel like progress even if it isn’t progress at all? Continue reading