Ah, the beauty of cartoons to stimulate some thinking of how things really work in most organizations.
A few weeks ago, I started coloring the cartoons and doing some poems, limericks, Haiku and just simply annotating some of them. Might as well make a few of my ideas “more visible,” right?
Here is the motivating view from the front of the wagon:
But the reality of how things work is that we also have part of the team working at the back of the wagon. There, things might just work a little differently:
To answer that question, here are some thoughts:
But we know that the above is not the best reflection of reality. THAT looks more like this:
So, given that we all understand that the reality of engagement and motivation and performance improvement is a real issue. we might do something like this:
Because that reality really seems to operate like that below:
Ah, the sheer fun of playing around.
But in my own reality of how I think about the above issues, I see a simple solution, one based on that key word: Communications.
If we are really committed to making improvements, consider this:
So, how am I doing with all this?
And how about this as a leadership reality. What to do, what to do, what to do…
Dr. Scott Simmerman is a designer of team building games and organization improvement tools. Managing Partner of Performance Management Company since 1984, he is an experienced presenter and consultant.
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