What are you measuring? Is your drive for results and the attainment of the metric getting in the way of success? As a manager or coach, are you causing others to fly ineffective (and even dangerous) “sorties,” all in the name of getting the immediate results?
Strict focus on the goal, versus the end objective, tends to prompt all-or-nothing thinking; I am so focused on the immediate goal that I forget it is primarily a step in getting closer to the desired end result.
Cultures are either created organically or through deliberate and consistent planning and action. The best organizations understand their culture and take careful steps to manage and promote it effectively. How would employees describe the culture of your organization?