Performance, as a term, was coined within the music world around 1500. It was defined as an activity that a person or group does, such as singing or acting to entertain an audience. If it took several centuries to ensure 100% performance in music, how are we doing today in business? How is performance doing today in business? If we were to carry on with the definition of performance in music, can we say that performance in business is delighting the shareholders and stakeholders by a group of business performers?
Blue Ocean practitioner. Organist Dan is an explorer in possibility across the realms of physics, music, software engineering and business. As a coach, he is a catalyst for individual and team performance. As an organist he is a student of Bach’s perfection. Dan is a Blue Ocean Strategy practitioner, professional coach member of the International Coaching Federation and founder of Aperio® Executive Coaching and TimePal®. He ignited personal and business breakthroughs with over 80 local and multinational companies and hundreds of executives. Dan taught physics in colleges in the US and worked as a software engineer and team lead at Microsoft in Redmond, WA.
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