Focusing on the wildly important, acting on lead measures, keeping a compelling scoreboard, and creating a cadence of accountability can help organizations overcome the challenge of executing on strategy.
Leaders must acknowledge their own struggle with changing behavior and follow established rules to successfully execute changes in human behavior.
Focus on the wildly important goal and apply the four disciplines of execution to achieve it, rather than overloading the organization with sub-goals.
NASA engineers focused on the fewest battles necessary to win the war and set a clear goal to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade, increasing accountability and morale.
Discipline and lead measures are key to success, as shown by Payless Shoe Stores' use of transaction percentage and measuring children's feet to improve sales.
Keep a visible scoreboard to create a winnable game and drive engagement in the workplace through a cadence of accountability.
Ritz Carlton found that car retrieval time is the most important factor in guest satisfaction and created a game to improve it.
Employees who feel like they're playing a high-stakes winnable game are more likely to execute and have a significant impact on their lives.
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Chris McChesney at Global Leadership Summit" by Chris McChesney