Step #2: Alignment
BEFORE YOU READ ANY FURTHER:
Do you have a plan? Do you know what success looks like? Know where you are today? Do you know how big the gap between the two is and strategies to close it? If you don’t have a clearly articulated plan, click here to take one step back and we’ll show you how to develop one.
This critical next step CANNOT be skipped.
ALIGNMENT WITHIN A COMPANY OR TEAM
It’s not enough for a leader to articulate the strategy. Without understanding and buy-in from the rest of the team, the organization won’t move forward efficiently or effectively. In fact, progress can come to a grinding halt.
What’s needed is clear light of sight. Each individual must:
ALIGNMENT FOR THE INDIVIDUAL:
As an individual, your success depends on your own self confidence as well as a little help from your support system—spouse, family, friends, mentor—it helps to have them backing you up. Once your plan is developed, you’ll want to share it with the people who surround and influence you—and to ask for their support.
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