We all know it’s not the saying but the doing that is the difficult part. With the pace and complexity of business today, it can be a significant challenge to align all parties involved and turn goals into results.
Always keep the following 5 rules in mind when aligning your team towards clear goals.
- Have the goals been written down?
Writing down goals translates to an 80% higher chance of achieving them.
- Does everybody know the goals?
Goals must be transparent. Leaders must “paint a picture” of success with clearly communicated objectives that everyone can visualize and understand.
- Are the goals SMART?
Setting specific, challenging, and obtainable goals enhance performance.
- Are all objectives aligned?
To increase success rate, make sure there is alignment between personal, team, and organizational objectives.
- Does everyone know what to do next?
Divide the steps down into smaller and more manageable and specific tasks. Create a regular process to gauge progress.
With 9teams, you can manage the complete ‘saying to doing cycle’, no matter the number of stakeholders involved.
- Develop team goals
- Work out an action plan
- Keep track of progress
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