3 Lessons From American Football to Help Your Team Execute Strategically

Posted by The Align Team on Feb 2, 2017 7:55:00 AM

When we think about team cohesion, we don’t usually mean actual sports teams. But when you look at the big picture, there are a number of things you can learn about improving how your department or division operates and collaborates from the activities that occur during the biggest football event of the year. So take the opportunity while watching the Super Bowl this Sunday to keep in mind these 3 lessons from American football to help your team execute strategically.

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Topics: goal alignment, BHAG, scaling up

How to Identify Your BHAG

Posted by The Align Team on Dec 8, 2016 8:18:00 AM

What’s a BHAG? BHAG refers to a Big Hairy Audacious Goal, a term coined by business consultant Jim Collins and organizational theorist Jerry Porras in their 1994 book Success Built to Last: Creating A Life That Matters.

Why should this matter to you? Company leaders across the world claim that choosing the right BHAG, a goal your company should strive for 10-25 years in the future, is immensely important. If you identify your BHAG early on in your planning process, you can set your company up for lasting success down-the-line.

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Topics: goal alignment, founder, BHAG, track progress

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