Do you really understand what is really important?
When a leader can truthfully and accurately answer this critically important question, the power of the 80/20 Principle can then be tapped and exploited to motivate behaviors that will drive positively focused actions that ultimately unite organizational oneness in ways of purpose, attitude, and labor.
Johann W. von Goethe famously said, "The things that matter most must never be at the mercy of the things that matter least." In other words, if everything is important, then nothing is. When an organization has too many "urgent and important" things routinely in process, the organization becomes disconnected and disables its ability to successfully keep "real" progress in motion.
This whitepaper was written by Curt Chocholous, a seasoned executive and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with 30+ years of experience across several industries.
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