3 Tips to Increase Accountability and See Consistent Growth

Posted by The Align Team on Apr 20, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Accountability is a key component of successful companies. When your teammates are responsible for certain tasks and take ownership of their roles, you know that stuff will get done. Organizations today strive to have a culture where employees are proud of their work and know exactly what they need to do to propel the company forward. To scale up successfully and see consistent growth, learn techniques to increase accountability in your company.

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Topics: employee management, Consistent Growth, communication

How Team Alignment Affects Your Company Culture

Posted by The Align Team on Apr 12, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Team alignment affects how your employees work together on a day-to-day basis, but it can have huge effects on your overall company culture. When your team is aligned around similar priorities and works well together, you can create an environment that fosters cohesion and easily attracts new hires.

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Topics: employee management, team alignment, communication

How the Daily Huddle Helps You Scale Up

Posted by The Align Team on Mar 22, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Research shows that employees spend about 31 hours per month in unproductive meetings. While there are plenty of ways to improve your team meetings, many managers are switching to a Daily Huddle to help their teams be more productive. 

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Topics: employee management, team alignment, communication

Team Alignment According to Bracket Strategy

Posted by The Align Team on Mar 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

It’s upon us again. That time of the year when grown men and women get excited about the 1 in 9.2 quintillion chance of hitting the jackpot of March Madness Bracketology.


People use all kinds of different tactics for choosing their favorites when it comes to March Madness and let’s face it, most are out of the game in the first couple of rounds. While the strategies enthusiastic basketball fans use to pick the perfect bracket don’t quite have a high percentage of success, some of those strategies could lead to picking the right team when it comes to your organization.

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Topics: employee management, team alignment, strategy

How to Tell if Your Team's Rhythm is Off

Posted by The Align Team on Feb 17, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Many companies employ the core fundamentals of the Rockefeller Habits in their daily business practices to keep their team aligned to their goals. The habits focus on three main factors which business leaders need to be aware of and incorporate into their strategy: priorities, data, and rhythm.

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Topics: employee management, team alignment, communication

Which Leadership Styles Are the Most Effective?

Posted by The Align Team on Feb 15, 2017 8:07:00 AM

A fantastic leader can make or break an organization. Effective leaders inspire their teams to persevere and achieve their audacious goals, while poor leaders can drive their companies into the mud.

While there are a variety of tactics that leaders can employ, it’s important to consider the benefits of different leadership styles and evaluate which leadership styles are the most effective when your executive team is hoping to scale up your company quickly. With President’s Day approaching and politics an oft-discussed topic, let’s explore the benefits of different leadership styles based on strategies employed by former U.S. presidents.

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Topics: employee management, leadership, founder

Strategies to Eliminate Redundancy in Your Company

Posted by The Align Team on Feb 1, 2017 8:04:00 AM

Successful companies are always looking for ways to improve their productivity and efficiency to maximize their bottom line.  With only so many hours in a day, they are constantly on the hunt for strategies to make the most of their time and avoid unnecessary or redundant activities. By making improvements in two strategic areas, you can greatly eliminate redundancy in your company.

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Topics: employee management, team alignment, communication

How to Avoid Career Stagnation

Posted by The Align Team on Jan 20, 2017 7:54:00 AM

Although career stagnation and feelings of complacency are rare in the entrepreneurial world, they can still occur, especially if your company is out of the start-up stage and finding it difficult to overcome plateaus.

When you didn’t get the funding you needed, the product kept having bugs you couldn’t fix, or your career simply isn’t at the point you envisioned you’d be at by this time, it might be difficult to avoid feelings of apathy and lack of progress. One study found that 64% of American working adults believe they have limited opportunities for growth and advancement within their current companies.

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Topics: employee management, engagement, innovation

5 Qualities You Need in A+ Team Members

Posted by The Align Team on Jan 13, 2017 11:12:31 AM

If you’re ready to start scaling up, you need the right people on board to help you get there. Your ideal team member is in the job pool, but it can be difficult to find the people that will knock it out of the park. The next time you interview, keep in mind these 5 qualities you need in A+ team members. When hiring, try to look for employees who embody these top traits:

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Topics: employee management, team alignment

Why Goal-Oriented Communication Helps Your Team Execute Strategically

Posted by The Align Team on Jan 13, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Business experts will tell you that being a strong communicator is an essential skill for any leader, and the quality of communication in your company can make or break your chances of success. To meet your objectives, learn why goal-oriented communication helps your team execute strategically.

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Topics: employee management, goal alignment, scaling up

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