Be diligent. Be decisive. Be doing.
The days of being able to just keep on keepin’ on are long passed (if they ever really existed). Today’s business climate is one of continuous disruption, reinvention, and refinement. Which creates no small amount of indigestion. It just so happens that providing relief from such dyspepsia is one of our specialties.
People are the process
The best-laid plans of mice and management often go awry because the very people said plans are supposed to help don’t understand why they should bother. If you want your people to embrace change, they need to know the why, the what, and the wherefore. And, most importantly, how they fit into it all. Yet, connecting all those hearts and minds to your mission demands a quiver or twelve of tactics. Like the kind we’ve been perfecting for the past couple of decades.
You hired ‘em, now you need to trust ‘em.
While change can certainly be mandated and thrust upon the masses, rarely does such an approach result in greatness. The change you really want requires something a bit, well, softer. (There, we said it.) A method that combines everything from data and dialogue to visualization and street smarts – among many other things – in ways you never imagined. Trust reigns, expectations are raised and exceeded, and the collective finally becomes a cohesive whole.