Is Your Executive Leadership Team Aligned?

The habits of John D. Rockefeller contributed to his greatness. This quiz looks at three key focus areas: Priorities, Data and Rhythms to determine if your team is aligned. 

More about the 3 focus areas

The Priorities

Does everyone in the company have a shared understanding of the priorities and how their role contributes to the bigger picture? The cascading effect of clear priorities shared amongst the team will keep everyone rowing in the same direction. 

The Data

All competitive sports have scoreboards for a reason, it let's the team know, in real-time, where they stand against the opponent. Data drives decision making and a great team knows how to separate the signal from the noise in the myriad of data. Aligned companies know the numbers that are important and these numbers are tracked at all time intervals. 

The Rhythms

Ensure that meetings are aligned to the goals and data of the companies and that meetings follow a structure, a heartbeat and contain healthy routines. Eliminate the meetings that cost your company valuable time and focus on meetings that accelerate your companies growth. 

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The executive team is healthy and aligned.
Everyone is aligned with the #1 thing that needs to be accomplished this quarter to move the company forward.
Communication rhythm is established and information moves through organization accurately and quickly.
Every facet of the organization has a person assigned with accountability for ensuring goals are met.
Ongoing employee input is collected to identify obstacles and opportunities.
Reporting and analysis of customer feedback data is as frequent and accurate as financial data.
Core values and purpose are alive in the organization.
Employees can articulate the following key components of the company's strategy accurately.
All employees can answer quantitatively whether they had a good day or week.
The company's plans and performance are visible to everyone.

Report Results

Scores above 35 are consider a highly functioning and aligned executive team. Scores between 25 - 34, are mostly aligned but there is still plenty of work ahead to reach a high-performance level. Scores between 15 - 24, there are a few practices that are going well but there is plenty of room for growth. Improving your weakest area will yield the best results. Scores less than 14 are low functioning teams. Sure, you are getting the work done and the company is functional. Odds are this style of working has been "getting the job done," for many years. If you want to scale to a more effective, more fulfilled and more profitable team then let's start a conversation.
Out of a possible 40 points.

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