The Low-Down on Staying Aligned with Your Company’s Core Purpose and Values

Posted by The Align Team on Jan 10, 2017 9:45:15 AM

Your organization’s core purpose and values dictate every action that your company will take from its inception onwards. This is why experts recommend that leaders define their company’s core purpose and values with careful consideration, choosing ideals that their company can stay aligned with regardless of changes in their business priorities and strategies.

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Topics: employee management, founder, business planning

Why You Need Team Alignment at Every Level of Your Company

Posted by The Align Team on Dec 28, 2016 8:02:00 AM

Business leaders across the world agree that team alignment is the backbone of successful companies. But often when leaders try to improve alignment in their organization, they focus entirely on making sure that the executive team shares the same vision and priorities going forward. In actuality, you need alignment at every level of your company in order to execute strategically and see lasting growth.

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Topics: employee management, engagement, team alignment

Best Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Business Management Platform

Posted by The Align Team on Dec 16, 2016 7:45:00 AM

Your company has decided that you’re ready to start scaling up, and you want to make sure that you choose the right business management platform with all the features and tools you need. Here we’ll explore some of the most important questions you should ask when comparing different platforms and types of software.

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Topics: employee management, team alignment, track progress

Why You Need to Ditch the Annual Performance Review

Posted by The Align Team on Dec 5, 2016 12:23:24 PM

As 2016 ends, consider why you should ditch the annual performance review process, and instead communicate with your employees in a frequent rhythm throughout the year.

One study found that 98% of human resources executives don’t think that yearly reviews are useful for their organizations.  

Annual performance reviews take time away from your company’s other projects, lowering overall productivity. The subjectivity of yearly performance reviews can make team members feel inferior and undervalued, leading to a steep drop in motivation and engagement.

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Topics: employee management, employee engagement,

Conquer "Stucks": How to streamline employee management and keep your team on track

Posted by The Align Team on Nov 7, 2016 1:10:13 PM

Have you ever been working on a task only to see no sign of progress? No matter what iteration you try, nothing seems to work. For many employees, these “stucks” can be daunting and severely diminish morale. It’s essential that a company’s leaders implement tactics to help employees manage their stucks and deal with them quickly when problems arise.

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Topics: stucks, employee management, team alignment

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