Successful endeavors are difficult, if not impossible, to undertake as as an individual.
To reach the upper echelons of achievement, you need a great team. But simply forming that team won’t lead to great teamwork by itself. One way to make sure that everyone on the team is on the same page is to align both short- and long-term goals.
Why do you need both? If your team decides on a long-term goal without devising a short-term plan that can be used to achieve that ambition, people will soon become frustrated and abandon their mission. Likewise, if the group decides on a plan for short-term improvement without devising a long-term goal to work toward, people can lose sight of why the habits and practices they are trying to adopt are worth pursuing.
To achieve a dream, the team must keep its ultimate ambition in mind while devising approachable actions that each member can take to achieve the end goal.
For more tips on how to optimize your team for success, check out our Instaread on The Power of a Positive Team.