Out of Sight Out of Mind

Even the best goal can disappear from focus over time. Setting benchmarks within the goal can help a team in the following ways:

1) Track progress along the chosen timeline
2) Focus a team to evaluate the pace of progress
3) Make necessary adjustments along the way rather than waiting for a cram session near the due date when it could be too late
4) Breaks down a goal into smaller achievable parts

A good benchmark ensures true progress towards the desired end result. Benchmarks can be used as scaled down versions of the overall goal in sequential order. Teams must understand what must be done today to make the planned future become a reality.

1 Comment

  1. It makes perfect sense. The baby steps along the way, with any needed adjustments, take you to your final destination.

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