We all want to thrive and I believe when we figure out the relationship between contemplation and action, and implement a strategy to live in that tension, we can each truly flourish.
Metrics drive behavior. The key performance indicators an organization uses to measure success, will inevitably become a guiding force for conduct. For-profit companies exist in constant accountability to the market, while not-for-profit organizations have their own set of metric and behavior challenges due—at least in part—to a lack of economic accountability.
Better Good Group has had the opportunity to coach a handful of executive leaders over the last year, and each experience has been unique. One of the tools used during coaching sessions is inspired by Aristotle's principle of The Three Persuasions. He famously stated, “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”