3 Strategies for Scaling Up and Navigating the Growth-Stage

Posted by The Align Team on Apr 27, 2017 7:50:00 AM

Research shows over 27 million people in the U.S. are starting or running new businesses. While start-ups and their predicted successes and failures dominate the media, what should your company expect once you’re past the initial start-up phase?

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Topics: goal alignment, team alignment, entrepreneur, scaling up

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 Collaborative Task Management Helps Your Company

Posted by The Align Team on Apr 7, 2017 9:49:00 AM

When your team works together to get projects completed, you can achieve your goals faster, smarter, and more efficiently. That’s why many companies are starting to use business software that allow for collaborative task management which helps them communicate quickly, monitor their team’s progress, and execute strategically.

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Topics: employee engagement,, team alignment, task management

Unique Challenges of Scaling Up a Family-Run Business

Posted by The Align Team on Apr 6, 2017 9:40:00 AM

With National Siblings Day coming up Monday, we wanted to take a look at the unique challenges of scaling up family-owned businesses. When personal relations get involved, it can be hard to stay objective about what’s best for your organization.

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Topics: team alignment, scaling up, business success

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

Stop Micromanaging and Improve Your Business Execution

Posted by The Align Team on Mar 8, 2017 2:16:00 PM

For many leaders, it's difficult to take a step back and delegate your work effectively. Especially as the founder of a company, the desire to micromanage your team members can be overwhelming. When your company started, you may have been the sole employee, or one of a few. You're often used to overseeing every single task and ensuring that things get done your way. But for lasting success, it's important to nip micromanaging in the bud, so that your employees can maximize their professional development and you can make the most out of your time.

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Topics: KPI, Micromanaging, Consistent Growth, team alignment

3 Ways a Business Management Platform Can Help Align Your Team

Posted by The Align Team on Feb 27, 2017 8:05:00 AM

 As a company founder, you're likely engaged with your business from when the sun comes up until you're so tired you don't even know what time-zone you're in.

Your company has goals, and you’re determined to achieve them. But if your employees aren’t in-tune with your objectives, your growth stalls fast.Find out how a business management platform can keep your team on track and help you align individual and organizational goals.

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Topics: founder, team alignment

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

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

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