Often staff members feel they don’t know enough about their company’s direction even if senior leaders share fundamental information. Have you ever thought about turning the tables? Ask your people to draw a picture of what they contribute to the execution of the company’s strategy. It offers them a self-discovery of their own role purpose, their company’s competitive landscape, and their individual priorities. Reviewing the ‘artwork’ with the entire team is an engaging way to align your agenda. As the saying goes – a picture is worth a thousand words – also for the painter.
You’re under pressure because you definitely started this important project too late. How