It is August: The pivotal month where it is too early to talk about the end of the year – yet the moment in time when your team still has its greatest influence on how the year end.
Organizations are in desperate need of leaders who can mobilize the hearts and minds of those they lead. It is worth remembering: People do not like to be sold grand plans. Create meaning for the plan in employees by personalizing the effort – and they will own the steps forward.
“The best way to get out of doing what you don’t want to do is to just do it.”
Human beings have the unique ability to collect evidence to support whatever they want to believe. Those who choose to believe even when they can’t see the path forward, drive the greatest value within organizations – especially now.
Remarkably: While 85% of executives agree that fear stymies their organization’s ability to innovate, 9 of 10 companies are doing nothing to mitigate these fears.
As volatility rages and complexity increases, you are the one who is grounded. You are the one who may not know how the day ends, but you know your team will be strong when it does.