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The Pros & Cons Of Stretch Goals

The Pros & Cons Of Stretch Goals

The idea of stretch goals can be incredibly alluring for business leaders and people managers. Their "oh-so-simple" premise suggests that pushing people to dream bigger and shoot for the stars will inevitably lead them to innovate and outperform what they’d previously imagined possible.

Unfortunately, sparking an unfathomable business success is never a very simple task at all. Companies use stretch goals for different reasons and under different circumstances, yet most proponents of stretch goals point to the same success stories in support of them.

It’s important then, that when considering stretch goals we first understand their true purpose, known the pros and cons of the strategy, and the conditions when they work best.

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3 Reasons You Need To Improve Your Employees' Soft Skills

3 Reasons You Need To Improve Your Employees' Soft Skills

Research has proven that effective social skills are equally as, if not more important than, even the most advanced workplace technologies and processes. Managers who include a variety of soft talents into their leadership approach can heighten their team’s performance by as much as 30%. Clearly, organisations lacking in soft skills can end up struggling to improve productivity.

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