Mommy's Daily Scorecard: 5 Key Performance Indicators I Suck At
If you've spent any time in corporate America, you may have heard the buzz word Key Performance Indicator or KPI, which is a fancy way for statistical types to measure the overall success of an organization. Fun stuff right? Today I am identifying KPIs that are most important in evaluating my performance as Mommy. I believe this will give me better insight into the performance initiatives that will help me improve. (Insert sarcasm here.)
KPIs are often presented to management in the form of a balanced scorecard, a structured report that managers can use to bore themselves into an under-the-desk nap a la George Costanza, or evaluate how the organization is performing with regard to strategic objectives. It is important that this report have many shapes, graphs, and colors. Repeated use of donut charts to view organizational metrics is totes responsible for the growth of most billion dollar companies. Totes. Just ask Amazon.com.
Lets look at a few of my Key Performance Indicators, the boards recommendations, and my responses.