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The Tuesday Roundup

Published about 1 month ago • 1 min read

The Tuesday Roundup

Today, I’m sharing some resources to help you get started on bringing clarity to your team.

I recommend reading Scaling People for a full picture of putting this all into practice with your team.

Clarity on foundations is essential to success. Read this case study from leaders at Asana for more examples of the risk of lacking clarity. It contains some tips that will help you on your journey to achieve clarity across your team.

If people don’t have true clarity around what they're doing and how it fits into their organization, they’re bound to duplicate efforts, deflate morale, spend hours on unimportant tasks, and more.

If you’re ready to start revisiting your foundations, check out this resource from my website. It’ll give you the background you need on mission, vision, and values to get started. Then, respond to this email if you want my template for building your foundations.

Have you revisited your foundations but your team is still struggling to find direction? This article from Harvard Business Review offers some insight into what may be going on. You may need to communicate better, or your team may need more insight into how the foundation is lived out every day.

Having a vision is critical for a team to determine and deliver results. Equally critical is understanding when the perception that a north star is missing results from what is not being voiced more than the words on a mission statement itself. Once we are in touch with the real concerns of our employees, we can connect them to our vision rather than chasing revisions.

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