Embracing the spirit of unity and practicing meaningful collaboration, repeated over many generations, could become helpful habits for those who will make that very long journey, some generations from now. Every small action in this direction helps, and perhaps at some point in the distant future, those in front of us will look back and express their gratefulness for the way we led our lives and interacted with each other.
I could not help but think about the actress’s backstory, that only a few in the audience were aware of. 25 years earlier, I sat at her family’s dining room table, in a small Black Forest village, listening to Angela’s parents encourage her to pursue a real career, something more stable and traditional, something to fall back on if this acting fantasy did not materialize. Yet her passion, resilience, and determination to follow her instincts were already strong, even with the uncertain road ahead of her.
Last week I shared questions that help leadership teams reflect on their business performance, lessons learned, and missed opportunities. Here’s a highly effective framework that leadership teams can use to address and review their must-win battles.
Poor leadership team reflection leads to minimal or no learning which leads to little or no changes and sets a non-productive standard for reflection across your entire organization. Here are ideas to ensure your leadership team sets a best-in-class example for their reflection efforts.