At Integral Leadership Design we know that success in engaging and aligning your people are key to your business achieving great results. I’m talking about leadership, and as global forces are reshaping your workplace, your workforce, and work itself, your business success counts on your organization outperforming the competition.
People Driven Performance
The future of work will continue to involve people. Think about it; who will birth innovation, lead, manage and motivate others, and make final decisions that drive strategy and organizational success? Technology alone will not drive growth in performance.
Disruption isn’t coming, it’s already here. Effective organizational change – the people side of an organization continues to be a major concern for leaders, yet I see many resort to quick-fix, fad solutions that rarely, if ever, result in lasting change.
Imagine what you can achieve with a highly engaged, agile and responsive organization.
That is where I come in. I’ve been doing this work for over 25 years and specialize in three key drivers for your company’s success when it comes to the people side of your organization:
Success Through Organizational Design
As companies like yours strive to become more agile and customer-focused, your organization might need to shift its structure. That means moving from a strictly traditional top-down model, to include interconnected and networked teams that work on your specific business projects and opportunities. These teams tackle projects, then disband and move on to new assignments as new challenges and opportunities arise.
If you don’t re-invent yourself and change your organization structure – you’re going to get disrupted.
Cisco Executive Chairman, John Chambers
Companies who understand the need for new flexibility are redesigning for more decentralized authority that are structurally flatter and customer-centric. These companies also form networks of teams that communicate and coordinate activities in more effective ways.
Success Through Leadership Design
Leadership development is a differentiator. That is, strengthening and improving your leadership bench-strength is key to driving your business strategy. The traditional top-only leadership development model is not producing leaders fast enough to keep up with shifting business demands. Imagine building the strengths of your current and emerging leaders for today and tomorrow.
Leadership development is not a collection of training packages that are dominated by fads and that promote superficial solutions. Instead, it is about me working with you to build and implement a leadership program that is targeted to your business needs and opportunities. Why? Because fabricated training exercises that have nothing to do with your work, just don’t work. That means you, I and your leadership team get out of the classroom to tackle business challenges and opportunities while developing your leadership.
Success Through Culture Design
No matter how good your business strategy is, when it comes down to it, it’s your people who always make the difference. Most noteworthy, few factors contribute more to your business success than culture. Culture is the system of values, beliefs, and behaviours that shape “how work gets done around here”. Therefore, cultural transformation begins with personal transformation.
Values and beliefs do not drive business; they drive the people within your business.
I have seen time and time again how culture can determine success or failure. Aligning your culture with your business strategy sets the direction that is key to success. As organizations move to more of a team approach to work, culture is a powerful lever that can serve to bind your people together. Culture, is what helps you and your teams better communicate, collaborate and achieve.
Culture is also about creating the kind of work environment where top talent wants to be. If you need to make some real changes, I can work with you to identify and drive the culture shift needed for success. Great plans and tactics are not enough anymore. I have seen breakthrough results happen with commitment, passion, discipline, alignment, and courage. I can help you get there.