For years, Peter Drucker, Jim Collins and numerous others made it clear that the key to success is to acquire and retain talent. It sounds easy to get them in the door, get them in the rights seats, and when necessary upgrade. Intellectually, it is not difficult to follow their thought process, yet you have likely found it easier said than done. You fully understand that reality is much more complicated than theory.
In the past, you needed to balance the ebb and flow of sales, operations, and finance and respond to numerous conflicting interests. Technology has simplified many aspects of business, yet it has created new complexities to address. Numerous other changes have occurred in the workplace.
Millennials, Generation Y, Generation X, and the Baby Boomers not only have different thoughts on how technology should be utilized, but very different thoughts on what they want from a career and how they are willing to communicate. When trying to get multiple generations and individuals from very different cultures to work together and towards a common goal, it requires an extremely focused and sustained effort.
Validation, Vision, Culture, Orientation, Compensation, Development, Performance, and Succession are all critical aspects of the equation when it comes to maximizing the opportunities available to your organization. Many struggle with where to begin? Others ask how will we sustain?
Many business leaders might struggle to determine if they should start with compensation, performance reviews or another of the dozen or so components related to organizational development. Evolve has found that the first couple of steps involve a complete inside out review and a validation of your vision.
Evolve has worked with numerous high growth organizations to glean the best of practices related to development and retention, while systematizing, and automating those practices. Some functions will need to be addressed annually yet most elements can be reviewed in odd and even years.
It might sound difficult, but you no longer need to travel alone as the systems and road map have been created for you and are easy to access. You can now obtain the assistance needed to enable greater collaboration, accountability and growth for your workforce. Most have found this leads to greater productivity and profitability and getting started will never be easier.
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