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A Leader's Roadmap to Getting Results

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Put your brilliant business ideas to action. Here are easy to implement leadership actions to get your strategic initiative on track to deliver results.

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A Leader's Roadmap to Getting Results

  1. 1. A Roadmap to Results Leadership Strategies with Hilary Potts
  2. 2. If you are like most leaders, you want to find the easiest and fastest way to achieving and sustaining results.
  3. 3. Ideas to Action to Results Brilliant ideas aren’t enough. Successful strategy execution requires figuring out how to enroll and engage your colleagues to “want” to be involved in moving the idea to plans and actions that lead to results.
  4. 4. ‹#› Challenge #1 Gap Between Strategy and Action Business strategies and project plans pave the way for the future. We need to spend as much time on the implementation plans and execution of the initiative as we did in creating the business strategy.
  5. 5. ‹#› Challenge #2 Frenetic Activity It’s easy to set unrealistic expectations and timelines without thinking about what else is already underway. To keep people focused and working on what matters most, take a holistic view of what’s going on to prioritize and sequence the work activities.
  6. 6. ‹#› Challenge #3 Lack of Alignment Initiatives fail when leadership is not in full agreement or alignment around the deployment of a strategy. Speak with colleagues; discuss the different scenarios and options, and come up with the best way forward.
  7. 7. Here’s a Solution… Develop a Leader Change Roadmap Think of the roadmap as your blueprint to know when and how to engage to keep strategic initiatives moving forward. Use the following steps to get started.
  8. 8. 1. Define What’s New & Different Help people see the future, and what success looks like. Let people know the 2-3 things they need to do that may be new or different. Identify the specific actions and be available to shape new behaviors.
  9. 9. What is the Impact of the Change? Your business strategy and solution may be the right thing to do for the business. However, if people run into too many roadblocks, they can get overwhelmed and discouraged before you see results.
  10. 10. 2. Understand the Strategic Impact Assess the business, people, and organizational impacts. With this knowledge, you can develop plans to maximize the outcome while mitigating the risk. Use this information to develop plans to help get buy- in and commitment.
  11. 11. 3. Prioritize & Sequence Activities Use your team’s time wisely. Help the team prioritize and sequence the activities to assist people in knowing what to do, when to do it, and how to carry out the work effectively and efficiently.
  12. 12. 4. Establish Your Leadership Role People know when something is important by how you lead the effort. When a leader is engaged, their team is engaged. Use the following behaviors to lead your next strategic initiative.
  13. 13. Change Leadership Behaviors 1.Be visible 2.Communicate 3.Show resilience 4.Remove obstacles 5.Provide feedback
  14. 14. Moving Toward Success www.HilaryPotts.com/Resources.html Download the Leader Change Toolkit Now…
  15. 15. Inside the Toolkit You’ll Find… www.HilaryPotts.com/Resources.html • Ways to Get Prepared to Lead a Significant Change in Your Organization • A Framework to Help You Create a Roadmap to Navigate Business Changes • Five Change Leader Behaviors You Need to Know to Lead Your Next Strategic Initiative
  16. 16. For more information contact: Hilary Potts The HAP Group www.hilarypotts.com info@hapgrp.com © The HAP Group, All Rights Reserved

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