Alignment is something that a team has or it doesn’t. It is a multi-faceted concept. So how do organizations construct uniform teams that are strategically and operationally synchronized & coherent about goals and accountabilities?
Heroic leadership is a passé! It is time for non-positional leadership that aims to impact, influence and inspire through broader engagement and ownership. And for achieving this, having an aligned top team is paramount — every leader needs a real team for support and validation in decision-making and in strategic execution of those decisions — a real team that is a combination of the right people, a compelling direction and collaboration. It is indisputable that top teams are critical to an organization’s success; yet, only a few top teams get it right!
It is generally observed that the CEO, senior leadership and the tier of next-level functional heads usually excel as independent individual runners of their own ...
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