- Step 1: Determine if necessary milestones and results are being achieved.
To determine if your game plan is succeeding or not, it's important tomeasure your progress on a regular basis. Review your game plan pyramid. Askyourself, are you and your team achievingthe necessary milestones and results with respect to:
Achieving team objectives,
Implementing work unit methods and systems,
Executing individual assignments and tasks,
If not, determine why:
What problems need to be addressed?
What lessons have we learned?
Are these the right objectives, methods and systems, or individualassignments and tasks?
Is something wrong with our approach?
Does the team's skill-building plan need to be adjusted?
Are there motivational or environmental barriers to team, work unit,and/or individual performance?
- Step 2: Build on your success!
For each area of success, be sure to ask:
What roles were executed well by team members?
Which methods or systems delivered the desired results?
How did the team's playing style contribute to our success?
What modifications were made to successfully adjust to unforeseenproblems?
What are the keys to our success?
What actions do we want to repeat?
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