Why doesn’t our team follow up on the plans we’ve made?

Members of a divisional leadership team got together to think about how they could lead their division through a major upcoming growth opportunity. They identified a long list of “to do’s” – things they needed to create collectively to improve the group’s effectiveness. You’d be familiar with the types of “organization building” activities they identified – operating model, strategy, roadmap, clear roles and expectations.   The energy level in the room exploded as members talked on top of each other about all the things they needed to do next, to address these needs.  “We just need accountability.” “We just need to have an off-site meeting.” “We just need to hash […]