There are good reasons to reorganize, adjusting and aligning capabilities to serve clients and ever-changing markets, yet the leadership team itself is the organizational unit that is least discussed, and least affected by organizational restructuring. How do you and your leadership team ensure that you are doing what’s right for the business and your customers, instead of taking care of yourselves?
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Is Your Strategy Closet Already Stuffed?
It only makes sense that if you add new priorities to this year’s strategic agenda, you need conversations about what you are going to say no to. If you don’t, soon you’ll find yourself in the situation with too many priorities or that everything is a priority. Of course, this means nothing is a priority. How do you ensure that you do not overstuff your “strategy closet”?
Overstuffing Your Stategy?
More is not always better. Adding new initiatives to your strategic agenda before having the difficult conversations about what to take out, leads to an overstuffed strategy that does not perform.
Magnetize Your Strategy
Strategy often stumbles because it is a collection of complicated facts and initiatives that are confusing and difficult to follow. Craft a strategy that tells a story about helping customers and creating value for others and you have got foundation for an emotionally compelling strategy. Logic and facts encourage us to think, yet stories evoke emotions that compel us to act.
Strategic Leader Fitness Review-Part III
Here is part III of the Strategic Leader Fitness Review, helping you get an idea of your strategic “strengths”, and where your opportunities for strategic growth are – Make sure you look into all three parts!
Strategic Leader Fitness Review-Part II
To get an idea of your strategic fitness, and where your opportunities for strategic growth may be, look into the Strategic Leader Fitness Review. Make sure you look into all three parts!
Strategic Leader Fitness Review-Part I
Has your boss suggested you become more strategic? To get an idea of your strategic fitness, and where your opportunities for strategic growth may be, look into the Strategic Leader Fitness Review. Make sure you look into all three parts!
In Search of Balanced Players
What leadership types are present in your executive team? How do you ensure that your leadership team is comprised of balanced players, and not functional fanatics, committe comrades or operational addicts that hurt you as a team that aspires to play at its best?
Where is your true finish line?
How do you ensure that your team, and your organization, run through the true finish line?
Do not let management tools distract you
Organizational drama, sometimes called the “Best Management Tool Battle” takes place when people fall in love with their tools and miss what is really happening around them.