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Goals
lose 10 lbs
hire 25 people this quarter
$16k in revenue by September
Write a book
how do goals make you feel?
systems vs goals
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304626104579121813075903866
continuous improvement
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4_3uluQsq4#t=0
http://nathanbarry.com/commitment-changed-career/
http://blog.jenniferdewalt.com/post/56319597560/im-learning-to-code-by-building-180-websites-in-180
systems?
methodical
uncomfortable
feedback
thinking only in terms of goals is for losers
goals in your back pocket
thank you
(and a small request)
chris.m.conley@gmail.com
@chrisconley
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A quick talk on continuous improvement I threw together for BarcampPhilly 2013 in response to Scott Adams' remark that "goals are for losers" in http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702304626104579121813075903866.

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Goals?

  1. 1. Goals
  2. 2. lose 10 lbs
  3. 3. hire 25 people this quarter
  4. 4. $16k in revenue by September
  5. 5. Write a book
  6. 6. how do goals make you feel?
  7. 7. systems vs goals
  8. 8. http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304626104579121813075903866
  9. 9. continuous improvement
  10. 10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4_3uluQsq4#t=0
  11. 11. http://nathanbarry.com/commitment-changed-career/
  12. 12. http://blog.jenniferdewalt.com/post/56319597560/im-learning-to-code-by-building-180-websites-in-180
  13. 13. systems?
  14. 14. methodical
  15. 15. uncomfortable
  16. 16. feedback
  17. 17. thinking only in terms of goals is for losers
  18. 18. goals in your back pocket
  19. 19. thank you (and a small request)
  20. 20. chris.m.conley@gmail.com @chrisconley

A quick talk on continuous improvement I threw together for BarcampPhilly 2013 in response to Scott Adams' remark that "goals are for losers" in http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702304626104579121813075903866. See the "Notes" tab for more context in my presenter notes.

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