26% is satisfied

(Source: Ruysdael research on connected leadership)

We acknowledge the collective goals and align our personal priorities with it

Most people feel energized when their individual priorities are aligned with the group focus. The survey shows that there is room for improvement at both the individual and team level. 26% is satisfied but almost the same number of team members is not. The team agility is depending on the ability to set individual priorities, to create a group focus and to take a leading role.

Authentic action

Authentic Action comes from the core of our beliefs and being, and contributes to the world around us. Our motivation increases when we focus on how our personal actions connect to and contribute to the bigger business ecosystem that we are a part of.

The success strategy: Focus on added value. We balance personal and collective choices in line with the bigger business ecosystem that we feel a part of. We can discuss this factor using the following success markers:

  • Personal contribution
  • Choose from a whole
  • Balanced values
  • Individual priorities
  • Improve interaction

Micro-interventions

Individual improvement

Priorities follow attention and values. Check whether you are on the right track using these questions:

  • What results or objectives do I want to achieve in the next week?
  • What is our team objective for the next few weeks?
  • How does this relate to other goals at work and in my personal life?
  • What is it that I feel responsible for?
  • What criteria do I use to set priorities?
  • What is the most important task right now?

Team improvement

The quality of the shared context and the quality of interpersonal communication is key to setting the right priorities. Check out these other markers:

In every meeting identify other objectives, priorities or activities that might disturb the team flow.

Set the short term group focus based on three criteria: achievable for all team members, highest value, commitment.

Other interventions

  • Eisenhouwer matrix (important/urgent)
  • Agile settings: Sprint planning meeting
  • Balanced values