1. Executive Team Execution

“The winning strategy combines analytically sound, ambitious, but logical goals with methods that help people experience new, often very ambitious goals, as exciting, meaningful, and uplifting—creating a deeply felt determination to move, make it happen, and win, now.”1

—John Kotter

Like most productivity models and frameworks, our model of leadership excellence is based on the assumption that results increase when we improve capabilities, define excellence, and measure success. This may sound simple, but some approaches lack a strong measurement component because leadership can be hard to quantify. As we mentioned in the Introduction, our model includes two main parts that address the needs for functional/unit ...

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