It’s all about the dashboard!

Most leaders, even if they don’t have a ‘business intelligence dashboard’ will use key data and KPIs to help them manage the business, spot opportunities and improve performance. There is an increasing recognition that those dashboards or excel spreadsheets need to be augmented with other critical data, such as:- 

  • Is our culture fit for purpose?
  • Where are we putting our energy in terms of performance?
  • Does our leadership style motivate and support our people?
  • Do we have the right team attributes to build high performing teams?

Given the remote nature of our working environment, capturing these vital signals from across the organisation and overlaying them with existing reporting is crucial and produces a much clearer picture for leaders.

As this article below stresses, “aligning communication with action” is key to effective change. The action must be the right action, focusing on the biggest issues and reflecting the sometimes hard to hear voices from across our organisation.

Now that the initial chaos of the coronavirus pandemic has subsided and businesses have begun to adapt, you can expect your team to be looking to the C-suite for guidance. What will the path back to normalcy look like? What will businesses prioritise? What parts of the old status quo can we discard, once and for all?

Now that the initial chaos of the coronavirus pandemic has subsided and businesses have begun to adapt, you can expect your team to be looking to the C-suite for guidance. What will the path back to normalcy look like? What will businesses prioritise? What parts of the old status quo can we discard, once and for all?