July 14, 2023

Metrics Over Meetings

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.”
― Peter Drucker

Meetings can be beneficial, but often they disguise a form of micromanaging. Instead of more meetings for progress reports and marching orders, focus on metrics that matter for your business goals. Good metrics showcase what’s working and what isn’t.

When you focus on metrics, you ensure every team member knows what’s expected. There are no grey areas — just clear, quantifiable targets. And using metrics to drive performance lets each team member see how their personal results drive success for the whole team.

Clear metrics also enable your people to track their own performance and make necessary changes independently. This reduces the need for constant supervision and gives your team the freedom to learn, adapt, and excel.

Make your meetings matter, and let the numbers do the talking.