This excellent article, identifies organizational discovery as the most important #management tool required when #business #growth becomes a #strategic imperative, and it discusses how to undertake the process of internal discovery within any organization.
Organizational Discovery is the process of mapping the business, people, systems, processes, and structure as it is today compared to NEW organizational goals. The key is to effectively align the current business with where you want the business to go, determining what is working and what needs to be adjusted in order to achieve new objectives:
The ability to not just solve a problem but to turn that problem into an opportunity is the mark of true #leadership. It may sound trite or obvious, but once you dig in and try it, you’ll find it requires nuanced thinking and old-fashioned humility. To sit down and intentionally think about the #problems you have in your #business, to write them down, and then to do something with the list is more of an effort than most (admittedly busy) leaders are willing to make. But imagine the growth that could take place if you strategically focused on reversing value–on taking the things that diminish value in your business and turning them into things that add value.
By Jack and Suzy Welch #jackwelch #leadership #leadershipdevelopment
Being a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing – and avoiding – the wrong ones is too. Thus, we offer the following six common leadership pitfalls:
Projects, programs, properties, or profits are about goals. #goals express vision. But vision itself is always about people not deliverables. #goalsetting #goalsmotivation