One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense”1. These lines truly capture the power of a close-knit top team. While alignment is needed for any organization, it is much more crucial when you are a part of an entrepreneurial venture. It is like being in a rowing competition where your success depends on each paddle working at its best. We at PeopleStrong have been fortunate in this aspect. With a 9-member executive team, who have been part of the company since its inception and a 50-member team of function heads who practically run the company; we have a group which co-creates success stories for the company. In a world where talent keeps hopping from one company to the other, it is a herculean task and it is difficult to create a playbook which could work for everyone. But here are the three levels of alignment that worked for us:
Alignment of the purpose: When you are creating your team of leaders, it’s ...
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