In this series we are talking about connecting – connecting to people, connecting people to the business results you want, and getting those results.
Let me intro this next step before we recap, so that those that have been reading along don’t have to repeat (thanks to those who gave me this good feedback; the recap is at the end of the post)…
In Step 4 you removed roadblocks to aligning people’s actions with Strategy. Woot! Let’s get going!
For Step #5, collect these materials:
1. Your 1-3 Critical Strategic Objectives, which are now mapped to show relationship and the priorities of these Objectives and their Steps
See the Recap below for links to these prior steps. Questions? Click to “Ask Lori”
2. Your Annual Budget
If you do not have access to this, even for your department, you may want to pass this blog and Leadership series on to someone who does. Continue reading “Leadership -Connecting with (your) people to improve results. Step 5: NOW GET GOING”
In this Leadership series we are talking about connecting – connecting to people, connecting people to the business results you want, and getting those results.
In Step 1 you selected up to 3 of the most critical strategic themes or objectives. Now you will prepare to share these objectives or themes with those who need to act in order for Strategy to be executed.
I’ve decided to share with you how our company is taking these same steps. I hope this helps clarify the process…
For Abrige Corp the most critical objectives fall into these themes:
“Get Visible!” & “Systematize Everything.” I’ve logged these into our STRATEGY application, below: Continue reading “Leadership -Connecting with (your) people to improve results. Step 2: Mapping Strategy”
As I work with companies on Abrige performance improvement, risk management engagements… and as I am now (over the past 10 months, actually) studying the bootstrapping, high profits information marketers… I keep reading, and saying, the word “engagement.” We can no longer just sell to customers. And we can no longer expect our new hires to put up with work “just because we do it that way” and feedback once per year.
So let’s talk about how to engage our employees, contractors and even outsourced workforce to ensure we get what we expect!
Here are a few ideas that have been successful:
1) Surveys, questionnaires, assessments, process checks – short, simple, and often
Continue reading “6 tips to engage your employees (especially during disruptive times)”