7 Levers to Align and Empower Your Team

Have you taken and communicated all the foundational decisions? So that your team knows the boundaries between which they can operate freely?

Have you taken all your foundational decisions Here are the seven questions we look at in particular.

  1. Do you live your core values? Do you live your core
values?

  2. Is the purpose of the organization crystal clear? Is your purpose crystal
clear?

  3. Do you know what, as a team, you’re actually best at? Do you know what you
are best
at?

  4. Do you measure all your economic success, by just one north star ratio? Do
you measure all economic success by one northstar
ratio?

  5. Have you set yourselves a daunting challenge for the long-term future? Have
you set yourselves a daunting
challenge?

  6. Have you painted to your team a vivid picture of what it will be like to reach that promised land? Have you painted a vivid "Promised Land"
picture?

  7. Are you measuring your impact also in a non-financial way? Do you all
measure your non-financial
impact?

Now, alignment is just one of the 11 dimensions in our full FastAtScale™ model. To take the test yourself, send an email to fastatscale@r13k.co.

FastAtScale Healthcheck

Helpful forcing function to drive us toward hard conversations and clear direction. There is still some ambiguity that we need to solve and we probably didn't get as button down on certain topics. We only had so much time.

Dan Estanqueiro, SVP, Finance, SoundCommerce, Las Vegas, NV

About Midstage Institute

We focus our practice on midstage startup companies that need to remain agile, and where what used to work for the smaller startup just isn’t as effective anymore.

 

We ensure founders and leadership teams win, with our over 40 years experience in venture-backed tech startups. We are Silicon Valley veterans with the scars and wins to prove it. We don’t use an inflexible off-the shelf methodology, we adapt best practices to you, your market, your company, and your leadership team.

 

We always:

  • Focus on right sized best practices to get to the next level
  • Focus on the 20% of effort that will yield you 80% of the benefits
  • Teach Perfection is the enemy, better is your partner and ally
  • Align with your business needs so you can thrive