Leaders talk endlessly about alignment, but surprisingly, alignment is NOT the problem with strategy execution. The key lies in the depth and strength of leaders’ relationships across silos. This is an area where Heart Led Leadership can make a difference. Servant leaders believe in and focus on developing deep and meaningful relationships across the organization.
These relationships are essential when leaders need to influence other leaders or teammates who do NOT report to them. The key is establishing these relationships long before they are needed for a critical project or initiative.
Harvard Business Review recently published an article on this very topic. Please click here to read the article.