Goal Tree Chronicles: can I have more than one goal?

I started publishing on the Internet in 1998 with the available means at that time. My undertaking had several purposes and expected benefits, but it was all intuition and nothing thoroughly planned. Years after, knowing the Goal Tree and being fan of the Logical Thinking Process, reflecting about my author debut, I wondered if a … Continue reading Goal Tree Chronicles: can I have more than one goal?

Goal Tree Chronicles – Why You should NOT use a model

A Goal Tree is a logical structure linking the Goal of the organization to all subordinate Necessary Conditions (NCs) to achieve the Goal. The top most NCs are called Critical Success Factor (CSFs) in order to highlight their importance: they are the last things to achieve in order to achieve the Goal. These CSFs should … Continue reading Goal Tree Chronicles – Why You should NOT use a model

Goal Tree Chronicles – from Goal to action plan in a couple of hours

In a previous post I described the utilisation of a Goal Tree to order ideas when working on a small project, a part of a project or an improvement plan. In another post I gave answer to the question “is it worth the time and energy invested?”. In this post I share my own benchmarks … Continue reading Goal Tree Chronicles – from Goal to action plan in a couple of hours

Goal Tree chronicles – The hamster and the tree

Companies in nowadays competition need proactive and engaged people, yesteryear managers are expected to turn into leaders. Despite this general truth and the logical demonstration of required change, some managers just stick to their cosy routine: the hamsters. In this post: How a “hamster” manager refuses to embrace change required by robust logical analysis At … Continue reading Goal Tree chronicles – The hamster and the tree

Goal Tree Chronicles

Welcome to my Goal Tree Chronicles page! Here I share my own experience and lessons learnt with Goal Trees. What is our Goal? Business unit top managers unable to state the purpose of their unit, hence to define a Goal What are our CSF? Executives sharing a goal but unable to state the underlying Critical … Continue reading Goal Tree Chronicles

Goal Tree chronicles – Start with the end in mind

A Goal Tree is a wonderful tool, all based on logical relationships and straightforward. Goal Tree helped me several times to structure projects, set of complex tasks, or consulting assignments. Goal Tree are also great to prevent losing focus, going astray and if necessary to refocus. Starting from the end Goal Tree starts with the … Continue reading Goal Tree chronicles – Start with the end in mind