Benchmarking is a trap

Benchmarking may be seen to be good management, but it often functions as limiting belief. The world record for running a mile stood for almost a decade above four minutes. This was broken in 1954 by Englishman, Roger Bannister. Just 46 days later Bannister’s record was broken by his rival, Australian, John Landy, and than two years later, another 36 runners did it. This is an example of how limiting beliefs function. Managers love benchmarking. Except, what they often refer to when they m

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