By starting with a clear direction from the top, everyone on your team can understand the importance, the urgency, and the goals of the assignment from day one. After that by nudging your key team members for exceptional individual effort and the close collaboration between the senior members and other team members will propel the deliverables forward at a super high speed.
Although commitment to diversity must begin with the senior leadership, it must also be disseminated throughout the organization because senior management?s buy in is not sufficient to create the day-to-day atmosphere necessary to promote the retention of diverse employees on an ongoing basis.
Teams that suffer from lack of foresight are more likely to be jolted by unpleasant surprises. Without an efficient early warning system, such teams are frequently blinded by problems. In addition, they employ a reactive approach that allows problems to mushroom out of control before they are eventually addressed.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail is a very old saying and fits in aptly for negotiations. Any successful negotiation is about mutually agreeing to terms which lead to a long lasting relationship....
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