Category: Engagement

True North
business

Is True North South of the Equator?

The economic recovery in 2021 will put a premium on execution. Why? Because the operating environment will be more stable and predictable. 2020 was the year of big strategic changes; in 2021, you just need to execute well.

However, how do we even know how well our organizations are currently executing? Financials cannot give the full picture since they don’t tell us how much better we could perform.

We are a PI Certified Partner because we have a passion for execution – after all, you can only execute through your people. However, there is more to execution than human capital.

We recently became a Line-of-SightSM Certified Partner to help our clients execute better. Line-of-SightSM looks beyond talent to help you assess the five Key Success factors for Execution (let’s call them KSEs): Strategic Understanding, Leadership, Balanced Metrics, Activities & Structure, and yes, Human Capital.

We are launching a series of short tips on execution. Every week we will discuss how you can improve each of these five KSEs.

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Change Management

Under Pressure? Why we choke and how to avoid it

On the football field, we called rising under pressure being a “gamer”. We had a word when it didn’t happen either. It was called “Choking”. It’s one of the worst things you can tell your performers…..It’s devastating.

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Building Culture

Finding the Sweet Spot between Company Performance and Employee Joy

But what if there was a way to infuse joy into the workplace that focused on harnessing an individual’s value and contributions that truly connected them to the organization’s purpose while at the same time, allowing senior leadership to focus on productivity and overall performance? There is: Optimizing employee talent and making your individual team members feel valued uncovers the sweet spot between company performance and employee happiness.

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