You don’t normally think of a conversation needing leadership, right? But without leadership, a conversation usually ends up being unproductive – going off on tangents and losing focus.
Instead of trying to improve your organization by restructuring, leaders need to focus on creating clarity and alignment across the leadership team and the rest of the business.
Strategic change is a process that takes time and it must be planned out to deliver those first steps of success and ensure sustainment.
Organizations that “win” have some unwavering principles that guide the way they lead the strategic change process.
Do you want to lead change, build teams, and grow your company? Then you’ll need to know six actions that will increase your chances for doing it and doing it well. Here’s a hint: You have to start with what’s real.
Do your employees know their impact on your business? Knowing their impact can turn an average employee into a great asset.
Strategy is really about a focused effort at all levels of the business on how to win in the marketplace. The ability to rally thousands of employees around a common strategic direction becomes a point of competitive differentiation.
Only recently have I become aware of the number of places where the concept of “giving back” is showing up outside the expected charity events. Giving back appears to be a critical ingredient in sustaining meaningful human behavior change.
During a merger or acquisition, it’s critical to consider corporate culture. Everyone agrees that it’s important, but it often takes a back seat to the stated cost synergies to be achieved and the new organizational footprint to be established.