Employee Spotlight Featuring Kevin Randall

Kevin Randall | Get There by Movéo

Great organizations understand the power of their people. Building and reinforcing the brand internally inspires employees to deliver the brand promise to customers at every turn. These advocates help move your organization closer to its vision. When employees are bolstered internally, their expertise often extends itself outside the company, even beyond its customer base. Movéo’s own Kevin Randall, Vice President of Strategy & Planning, is a perfect example. His thinking has been published by The New York Times, The Atlantic,…

Goodbye ROI, Hello IOG

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Today’s guest post comes to you from Bob Murphy, Managing Partner at Movéo.  In 1992, Peter Danaher and Roland T. Rust published a paper in the European Journal of Operational Research titled, “Determining the optimal return on investment for an advertising campaign.” They began with a point of view – “…advertising is an investment, and [we] propose a simple formula for calculating the level of media spending which maximizes the return on investment.” That same year Gary Lilien and Philip Kotler…

Victory is sweetest this way

Share in Celebration & Teamwork | Get There by Movéo

Though it is only the end of August, suddenly the end of the year is in sight. It might be a bit too early to celebrate your long-term goals, but it is certainly not too early to enjoy the progress you’ve made. One of the best parts of the goal setting process is the enormous sense of gratification that comes along with accomplishment. You have probably had a few victories this year already, or perhaps you are closer to reaching…

What gets measured gets done

Measurements | Get There by Movéo

Today we are talking about a part of goal realization that seems obvious, but is one of the most difficult to master: accountability. Company goal sharing often happens in January, with the rest of the year spent hoping that people are doing their part to contribute. Usually, workloads increase, while unexpected projects creep in and dominate communication channels — goals are rarely discussed again until the next year. We are asking you to take a pledge today that will help…

Start setting yourself up for success with this easy system

Calendar Looking Ahead | Get There by Movéo

A couple of weeks ago, we talked BHAGs. Let’s go back to that today as we explore tools for goal realization. We’re coming to the end of our month long look at goal setting, and we need to keep the company endgame in mind. The BHAG. Dedicate 30 minutes today to think about the future version of your company. Really consider the details, and don’t be shy. Get specific. Who works there? What is company culture like? How different is…

Those who fall short of their goals probably skip this step

Goals as bowling pins | Get There by Movéo

Goals are tricky. They often seem elusive and unattainable, yet all we want is to make them real. How can you do that? Share your goals. Don’t keep them hidden in your notebook in your desk drawer. Give your goals to your immediate team, your leadership team, and maybe even, when appropriate, share them with some of your family and friends. All of these groups can hold you accountable by checking in on your progress from time to time. If…

Bring these things front & center to boost your success rate

Working on his vision board | Get There by Movéo

Today’s step to Re-envision your goals might be an unexpected one. Some might think it is completely unnecessary others consider it the key to their success. When it comes to realizing your goals, this piece is crucial: Visualization When setting goals, it is easy to write them down in a notebook — and shut the book, leaving it untouched on a shelf for the rest of the year. That notebook, and the goals inside it, are usually forgotten. Instead, why…

What does the rest of 2013 look like for your company?

End of Month Macro View | Get There by Movéo

For the past few weeks, we have taken stock of this year. You have thought about the status of your company through the lens of its history and values, and you have thought about where you stand in terms of reaching goals set back in January. We took week one to Revisit, week two to Reset, and this week, we will Re-envision. Not losing sight of the exploration that took place over the past two weeks, think about the months…