It’s difficult to construct a cohesive workforce where each individual is committed to collaboration, effective teamwork, and collective progression. Even when you do form your dream team, there are still challenges attributed to bringing everyone together for a team meeting or brainstorming session. But some of the best ideas can come out of brainstorming sessions. So, it’s essential to lead them in a way that eliminates distraction and encourages engagement. Here are six tips for getting the most out of your brainstorming sessions with your employees. Continue reading How Brainstorming Can Improve Business Process Management
The business world has always faced an unpredictable future. Business have to be prepared for anything from sudden pandemics to the rise of ecommerce, new payment trends, or the growing service economy. How Prepared is Your Business for an Unpredictable Future? Here are a few areas of business preparedness to help you get started. Continue reading How Prepared is Your Business for an Unpredictable Future?
Real leaders — not those people who run for office every other year, promising “real” leadership for a change — possess a combination of qualities and leadership characteristics that make us want to follow them. Whether we naturally gravitate to these quality individuals or we subconsciously recognize their leadership, we follow them. So, what does it take to be an effective business leader with the ability to lead in a crisis? Continue reading How to Become an Effective Business Leader in a Crisis
Your disaster recovery will depend on how well team members understand and have practiced their roles. The company’s Disaster Recovery Team is drawn from the company’s available personnel resources, and may include service vendors. Your Disaster Recovery Team functions as a strategic planning and tactical response unit. Team members may be assigned temporary duties, responsibilities and a level of authority beyond their normal employment classification. Continue reading Who Is on a Disaster Recovery Team?
Goals are something we’re all familiar with, in our work and personal lives. There are really two types of goals, rather two ways to set goals: they can be something we strive for, or something we start from. In other words – we have projection and position goals. Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Projection and Position Goals?
Your end-to-end process design defines your organizations capability to deliver your vision. You’ll begin to see a number of gaps between your future state (the vision of where you want to go) and your current state (where you are today). These gaps will need to be closed and to do this we need to start action planning. Continue reading How to Use Action Planning to Achieve Your Vision
It is that time of year when successful leaders are weaving vision and strategy into their business. You do this by using your vision, your end-to-end process design, and the action steps required to make it all happen. Continue reading How Vision and Strategy are Related