Three months ago I started writing to update the BLBS tribe on my monthly results.

This post is focused on transparent leadership and how I track the key metrics that matter to me. My goal is to inspire you to do something similar.

I have 4 categories containing 16 metrics.

Concise. Clear. Easy to get the pulse of Better Leaders Better Schools.

Now that it’s the new year you can see how I started out 2020 compared to last year (where I ended and monthly average).

I also read this in The Daily Stoic today.

When I see an anxious person, I ask myself, what do they want? For if a person wasn’t wanting something outside of their own control, why would they be stricken by anxiety?
-Epictetus

Many of these metrics are out of my control, but important. That’s why I only look at them when I update them at the end of the month and create a post like this.

I would be anxious if I looked at these numbers daily. That’s why I only look at inputs on a daily basis.

For example, to fill my live event where I help leaders craft a meaningful school vision what can I control:

  • Sending out personal invites
  • Connecting with leaders in my network to share with people connected to them
  • Creating content about vision with a soft ask to register for the event
  • Talking about the event on my podcast
  • Choosing whether or not to run advertisements on social

What is out of my control? How many people register.

here's a look at my january 2020 dashboard and results

If you enjoyed this post, then you’ll love this post on goal setting and attainment.

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