October’s Preferred Business Partner, jdh Insights, is your partner with supporting organizational growth through your greatest asset: your humans. Whether your team is newly formed, or has worked together on past goals, creating great results only happens when everyone reaches the mindset of “we are all in this together.” This mindset is not easily achieved because what motivates this group is as different as the individuals that make up the team. jdh Insights works with teams to ensure that teams are operating effectively and with intention.
Faced with uncertainty in 2020, it became fair game for anyone and everyone to offer suggestions and opinions because there was no playbook or operating manual for what we were facing. Managers don’t have all the answers. Team leaders are anxious. Employee’s are doing their best. So what should we do? Stay positive.
Your simplest path to success could be prioritizing execution. Leadership has to set direction and the expectations to get this right. That’s a lesson many startups overlook because strategy is glamorous and exciting; execution feels mundane and uninteresting. Getting stuck with that perception is a recipe for disappointment. Now, let’s get into the meat of why and how that’s true.