Senior Team Performance
How We Work with Senior Teams
Senior teams (executive leadership, directors, and divisional leaders) often operate in silos, despite having great need to work interdependently. Senior leaders have a special obligation to both think strategically and act collaboratively.
We regularly work with teams that need to operate across functional departments or geographies. These team members often bring very different perspectives, constraints, and goals. A team’s performance depends on its ability to leverage this diversity through trusting relationships, strong communication and effective ways of working.
Our focus on helping individuals and teams “lead across” is at the heart of our efforts to enhance senior team performance. Leading across moves beyond the traditional vertical leadership model, requiring new skills to create partnerships that are more aligned and open.
We partner with senior teams to accelerate their performance as both individuals and a collective.
Common Situations We Address
- Misaligned team
- Inefficient ways of working
- New team leader development
- Integrating new leaders into existing teams
- New team formation
- Navigating challenges of leading in a hybrid setting
Outcomes we drive
- Increased alignment and mission clarity
- Improved collaboration and cross-functional integration
- Accelerated team productivity
- Clear action plans and performance accountability
- Organizational scalability
Senior Team Offsite Design and Facilitation
Driving High Performance: Senior teams can make or break organizational success. Any misalignment or worse, flat out dysfunction, that exists within the a team will seep down into the crevices of the organization, undermining attempts to cascade a clear vision and strategy. Enterprise-wide collaboration suffers. Decision making may stall, as issues get debated in virtual hallways and repeatedly revisited.
This tailored intervention addresses an organization’s specific issues, like misaligned priorities, inefficient collaboration, new team leadership, and the initial forming of a team. Based on our mutual assessment and goals, it blends team assessments, one-on-one coaching, and team meeting facilitation to identify and overcome the team’s barriers to high performance.
The benefits to your organization? A more aligned team with greater goal clarity, improved collaboration, accelerated decision making, and a united group of leaders to guide all parts of your organization forward.
By Jeff Rosenthal, Co-CEO of ProjectNext Leadership(Originally published in Forbes on July 1, 2022) Anything that’s really important in organizations today is achieved through cross-functional…