Planning is a great opportunity to re-energize organizations. But it’s an “opportunity” that many leaders put off, because they think it’s too complicated or takes too much time or doesn’t yield much in the way of results. With the right approach, however, a successful planning process is doable in a reasonable time frame and highly beneficial.
You just learned that a long time employee will be leaving the team. You know you need to find someone to take her place—and soon. You also know that this a marvelous opportunity to reflect on what you truly need.
How are you doing in retaining the good leaders that you have, while identifying and developing new leaders?
As a manager and leader, you know what motivates you. But do the same things motivate the people who work for you?