Business Resolutions: & How to Reach Them
Executing and maintaining a business team goal can prove to be a difficult task for many reasons. We, at Millan Enterprises, have begun to understand the process of obtaining Wildly Important Goals (W.I.G.) within our company and have taken on a new year resolution as a team!
As a team, we have all read and worked through the book “The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals” by Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, and Jim Huling. By diving into this book as a team, we have established a company W.I.G. and department W.I.G’s to help us grow and progress the future of Millan Enterprises.
In this book, the authors explain the 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) as:
- Discipline 1: The Discipline of Focus. Focus on the wildly important. Bringing a team’s attention to one or two specific W.I.G.’s can enhance their progress and drive their attention to maintaining that specific goal.
- Discipline 2 – The Discipline of Leverage. Act on the lead measures. Producing and accomplishing tasks at hand can be overwhelming. By using the existing leverage from team members, skills and the tools at hand, anything is attainable.
- Discipline 3: The Discipline of Engagement. Keep a scoreboard. Really working together and having each team member contribute to a goal can be a difficult task to manage. Through weekly check-ins and the team’s encouragement, this can really help to bring the team together – pain free.
- Discipline 4: The Discipline of Accountability. Create a cadence of accountability. Working together with discipline 3, the power behind success is, the team. By assessing accountability and maintaining consistent action towards the W.I.G., the company can continuously drive momentum forward, even through the normal chaos of every-day work loads.
Every Friday morning, our team gathers together to discuss our company and department W.I.G.’s. During our team meetings, we hold each other accountable for the goals we are trying to reach. Each goal building our brand and business forward to better serve tenants, clients, the community surrounding us, and even co-workers. This is a great way to stick to our new year resolutions as a company and can even roll over and impact our personal resolutions.
With this model in place, our team rallies together, as a unified front, to grow and excel towards our W.I.G. and the future of Millan Enterprises.
How does your company pursue goals and what business practices do they implement to accomplish these?