Performance by Kevin McManus

ISE magazine's monthly column about performance (September 2020)

Know your aim in life

During a recent re-read (or re-listen) of Dr. W. Edwards Deming’s last book, The New Economics, I noticed he started each chapter with a section called “The Aim of this Chapter.” Had I not read the book several times, this practice might have struck me as odd. Instead, I was reminded of the power that comes from knowing one’s mission, writing it down and striving to live it consistently over time.


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