In today’s complex, global organizations, it seems impossible to get people in one place at the same time. And yet, given the pace and demands of business today, leaving big decisions to an email thread or a 70-page presentation deck seems nuts.
What are the chances that everyone on a conference call clearly understands a new process or a marketing initiative because they're fully engaged in it rather than checking their email or playing games on their phone?
As challenging as it is to organize everyone’s schedules, it’s more important than ever to get people in the same room to get them on the same page.
Invite your team to do more than listen and fall asleep in presentations. Make the effort to get people in the same room. bring them together to solve problems and drive clarity. This is a chance for leaders to listen, learn, and ask. Some of the most-impactful business moves happen when people get together in the room and problem solve:
The most successful sessions include participants from different teams with different talents, experiences, and perspectives.
Crucial to designing the right solution is assembling a group including people who
Intent. People want to feel they are genuinely part of the solution. They want to be heard, and they want to understand, so invite them with the intention of letting them find the best answer.