Tag: Goal Setting
Coined by Charles Goodhart, the principle “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure” highlights the unintended repercussions of emphasizing a singular metric. Originating from monetary policy observations, the principle reveals how entities adjust their behaviors in response to metrics becoming primary objectives across diverse sectors.
The “Burn the Boats” strategy emphasizes unwavering commitment by eliminating options for retreat. Historically associated with Hernán Cortés in 1519, this approach has been applied in contexts ranging from military engagements to business initiatives, highlighting the depth of dedication to achieving an objective.
Self-teaching is a self-directed learning approach where individuals independently identify, plan, and pursue their learning objectives. This process requires critical thinking, strategic planning, active learning, regular self-evaluation, and effective time management.