January 30, 2019

Super Bowl – Team Alignment Starts in the Trenches

It’s Super Bowl time again. We at Orgametrics are tied intimately to team sports and how those examples fit so well into the business world. Last […]
December 31, 2018

TURBINEHQ – Exploring Chemistry on Project Teams

Here is an interesting article from Turbine HQ about how to look at and set up project teams to enable their success. This article relates to […]
October 8, 2018

Aligned Leaders and Organizations Foster Nobel-worthy Creativity

Frances Arnold was just named a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work on ‘directed evolution’. What Frances and her colleagues did […]
October 1, 2018

How Mars Inc. HR Dept Drove Alignment in a Business

In our last post, we talked about the efforts of Carlos Valdes-Dapena, a former Director of Organizational and Group Effectiveness at Mars, Inc. from a recent HBR article  Stop […]
September 24, 2018

A look at how Mars’ HR Focused on Building Accountability and Teamwork

An interesting HBR article was posted by Carlos Valdes-Dapena, a former Director of Organizational and Group Effectiveness at Mars, Inc. about how he was involved in […]
September 4, 2018

Inc. – 6 Leadership Skills you Should Practice Daily

This Inc article from April 2018 outlines 6 leadership skills you should practice daily for them to rave about you. We see these less as skills […]
August 27, 2018

INC – Mark Eaton’s 4 Commitments You Must Make to Succeed Individually and as a Team

There’s a marvelous article about former NBA and Utah Jazz center Mark Eaton. Mark was a key component of the Jazz teams of the 80s and […]
June 18, 2018

Is Alignment Like Rowing or Kayaking? Yes.

A standard image of organizational alignment is of rowboats going in a straight line down a course. Oars are in the water at the same time. […]
June 13, 2018

Alignment Beats Talent When Talent Isn’t Aligned

The legendary basketball coach, John Wooden, had a famous quote, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” This quote tells me that a team […]