Laying the foundation for tomorrow’s success while competing to WIN today

Most organizations face stiff challenges in today’s marketplace.Changing demographics, new technologies, aggressive competition, and sophisticated consumers demand that either organizations change the way they do business or face extinction. Too many organizations respond to these challenges by trying to do what they have done in the past. Those that thrive welcome change and renew themselves by aligning with current and future realities.

“If the answers to ‘future’ questions are not significantly different than the ‘today’ answers, there is little chance that a company will remain a market leader.”

– Gary Hameland and C.K. Prahalad

Strategy is defined as the way an organization meets the challenges and opportunities presented by its environment. It consists of a set of conscious choices about how it will deliver value to its customers and distinguish itself from its competitors.

Formulating a clear and compelling strategy is among the most important work that leaders of an organization can accomplish. It is not something that would be “nice to do” when they have more time, but is essential to their survival. All organizations are perfectly designed to get the results they get.

Our Consulting and Strategy formulation framework will enable you and members of your organization to learn a model that reduces the vast complexity of your organization to the seven key elements that account for its success. These seven elements enable you to diagnose the current functioning of your organization and to know where and how to make improvements.

High performance teams

  • Gain an understanding of how teams differ from traditional work groups.
  • Create a team charter that includes a clear statement of your team’s purpose, operating guidelines, performance objectives, and an ideal team vision.
  • Identify your team’s customer requirements and how these guide team performance.
  • Analyze and streamline the core work of the team.
  • Clarify team member roles and responsibilities and ensure greater accountability.
  • Set up systems for measuring your performance, setting goals and tracking progress.
  • Learn to value perspectives different from their own.
  • Know how to listen and understand other point of views.
  • Understand the importance of two-way communication.
  • Be committed to giving and receiving constructive feedback with other team members.
  • Handle conflicts directly and in a win-win way.* Look below the surface to diagnose and improve how the team is really operating.
  • Conduct excellent discussions and make effective decisions.
  • Learn good meeting management skills, critique your meeting effectiveness and develop action plans to improve your meetings.

Few would argue that people are an organization’s most valuable asset. Do you want better quality, faster response time, higher productivity, greater sensitivity to customers, and improved profitability? People make these happen.

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