Control: Relies on self-reference – a sense of strategic intent and purpose embedded in the minds of managers and employees throughout the organization that guides their choices on a daily basis in a process that is often difficult to measure and monitor from above. This empowers managers and employees to think strategically about their actions and resulting outcomes.
Action Step: Have clear and focused goals and milestones.
Once you’ve written your mission statement, you have the big picture. From there, create smaller milestones or goals that are very focused and specific. Be sure they include target dates. Your entire team should be on the same page in order to be in the highest probability position to achieve all the goals.