Strategies to Stay at the Top
Lesson 4: Using Metrics to Predict Future Challenges
To maintain success over the long haul, you need to understand the difference between lagging and leading indicators. Watch the short video and then move to the questions below.
Rasmus Ankersen explains the difference between lagging and leading performance indicators—and how leaders should use this data to ensure continued organizational success.
Schedule a strategy meeting with your team or your supervisor. Use the exercises from this GrowthTrack evaluate the strength of your organizational strategies. Select questions from the list below that would be most helpful for your discussion.
1. Take the assessment below to reflect on what you have learned about organizational strategy in this course. Compare your responses to the ones you answered on Week 1 and note the specific ways you have grown. Use the scale below to score yourself.
1 – Never True of Me
2 – Rarely True of Me
3 – Sometimes True of Me
4 – Mostly True of Me
5 – Always True of Me
2. Where have you seen improvement? Make a note in your journal of how you can continue to apply your learnings
3. What have you learned about yourself as a leader? Reflect in your journal about the ways you saw God work in you over the past month.
Rasmus explained why knowing the difference between lagging and leading indicators can help leaders strategize for continued success. Think about the area of the organization for which you are responsible. Use the questions below to guide your journal time today.