The mind is wired to go towards its focus, so where you and your team put your focus is everything; it determines where your energy goes, the beliefs you’ll create, and the actions you’ll take.
For years, experts have known that establishing role clarity is essential to performing well as a work team. Establishing who does what and when is the simple step, but if it’s all that’s done, the team is in trouble.
Have you ever found yourself in a meeting with your team trying to solidify a plan moving forward, but disagreements on how to proceed leave your team paralyzed? The result: You schedule yet another meeting. Next time, ask your team these 3 questions to improve productivity and keep them moving forward.
It’s there, a story waiting to be told. You can stay in suspense and have it told to you in 12 months—or create it now with your team. You decide.
This isn’t a pedantic or rhetorical question. Answering it is difficult work and taken seriously by those teams determined to realize their potential.
To close out 2017, here is a collection of the “Top 5” most popular blog posts among leaders and teams from this past year.