Stage II: Committing to Growth

In stage II, your team is poised to move forward, and it’s time for the team’s focus to shift from what’s wrong to what’s possible. Team members are fed up with losing. They recognize that change is needed and are committed to growth. Your team has gone through the emotional exercise of confronting its inadequacies and acknowledging them, but it now needs direction. It wants to progress and leave the losing ways behind, but it may not know where to go or how to get there. It needs something to believe in as it pushes out of the haze of failure, and it will look to you for guidance. The team at stage II needs a vision for where it’s going, clear values to guide it, and a decisive plan of action that’s chock-full ...

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