• Nancy’s Blog: Beyond Measure…?
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    Three years ago, we themed our TEDxAustin event “Beyond Measure”. As technology and access to information continues to advance at dizzying speeds, we wanted to explore what it means to be human at a time when we are hurtling toward exponentially expanding extremes. How can we find our human value between quarks and googolplexes (Googleplexes?)? What are the implications of volume and complexity on the way we live?  And how does our stunning capacity to measure help us…

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  • Beyond Measure: The Evolution Of Performance Management.
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    When Deloitte tallied up the amount of time spent on traditional performance management systems to evaluate employees, the hours spent totaled 2 million p/year. In yet another example, prior to radically reforming its performance management system, managers at Adobe spent over 80,000 hours per year. Shifting from performance evaluation that measures talent based on ratings and output is giving way to a system of development, coaching and performance that is driving…

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