“Know your numbers” refers to what we call R1 and R2. R1 refers to “Results” in a defined base period against which improvement can be measured. R2 refers to the actual “Required Results” you are trying to achieve.
If anything differentiates successful businesses and successful business people from the rest of the pack it is their ability to understand this Maxim. You shouldn’t be fooled by its simplicity (or by the awkward grammar).
We asked Jennifer Wright Fletcher, a Director at Carpedia ….How do you describe Active Management to the clients you work with? We discuss the concept that Active Management is a scheduled, one-on-one interaction
Active management is arguably the most important management behavior. It is the link between front-line workers and management and it is a critical behavior required to coordinate resources and execute plans. It is
“Results not reports” resonates with many business executives. There are few things more common than a stockpile of old reports filled with well-intentioned plans gathering dust in an executive’s bookshelf or buried in a data storage folder.