Monthly Archives: July 2014

Move Your Own D@%# Needle

 |  Change Leadership, Leadership

Change - Barometer

There’s a phrase that many in business have been using for some time now. Typically it’s a manager in a leadership role telling someone else that they need to “move the needle.” That is, they need to cause some change, they need to increase revenue and/or reduce the cost associated with increasing said revenue. There is a call to action, “Let’s get something done.”

I understand the manager’s motivation. We get evaluated on whether or not we move the needle. But that’s not all there is to it. read more