TAKING YOUR ORGANIZATION'S PULSE:
The Current Reality CheckUp
Just like a GPS needs to know where you are in order to guide you to your destination, savvy business leaders need to know where their organization is in order to navigate its way forward. Enter Idea Champions' Current Reality Check-Up — a highly engaging needs assessment process that provides organizational leaders with deep insight into the mindset, perspective, and needs of their workforce and customers.
If your organization has a big conference looming on the horizon, a company-wide initiative to launch, or simply wants to raise the bar for employee engagement, begin by understanding the current reality — WHAT IS. Your ability to clarify what's next will then emerge organically with the least amount of wheel spinning, waffling, and wasted effort.
Put simply, if you want an accurate prognosis, begin with an accurate diagnosis.
The Nuts and Bolts of a Current Reality Check Up
1. ONLINE POLLS
3. SENIOR LEADER REALITY CHECKS
The Benefits of a Current Reality Check-Up1. INCREASED SENIOR LEADER ALIGNMENT: Your key stakeholders get a golden opportunity to go beyond their collective assumptions and come to agreement about what is really going on within the organization.
2. INCREASED EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: There's nothing quite like being asked "What do you think about X?" to increase people's level of participation — especially if they know that Senior Leaders are committed to doing something different in response to what employees think and feel.
3. INCREASED CUSTOMER LOYALTY: If you include your customers in your Current Reality Check-Up process, they will experience, first hand, your organization's commitment to excellence and customer service — two outcomes that will further solidify your relationship with them.
4. BIAS-FREE NEUTRALITY: We constantly check our own assumptions and blind spots in order to ensure, in our reporting to you, that we’re not going beyond what we know for sure. We’re adding to your knowledge-set, upon which your company's future decisions will be based, and we realize that those decisions have very real consequences. Our goal is to provide you with accurate information, useful insights, and easy-to-execute recommendations that will help you grow your business in new ways. Our aim is to support your efforts to make better decisions going forward.
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