Aligning Your Team Around Whole Leadership
MUCH OF THE WORK OF LEADERSHIP TODAY IS DONE IN TEAMS. Leaders are either members of teams, leading teams, or supporting their boss’s team. These teams are absolutely necessary for organizational effectiveness in perfect storms, since (contrary to nautical tradition) one pilot at the helm isn’t enough—you need a diversity of voices to arrive at the best course.
Working effectively in teams has become critical for managing complexity, diversity, and uncertainty. Harnessing the power of the enterprise, establishing a clear vision and direction, allocating resources, balancing short- and long-term priorities, planning succession, ensuring execution across units—these all require effective ...