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Emerging Provider Executive Insights: Executive Alignment Is Essential to Growth — Three Key Steps

Published: 01 November 2017

ID: G00335535

Analyst(s): Ed Cordin

Summary

To enable growth beyond initial success, TSP founders must become accomplished delegators. But without continuous and strong executive alignment, any attempt to delegate will result in chaos. This research highlights why executive alignment is critical for growth for CEOs and how to improve it.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

  • Why Is Alignment Key to Enabling Growth?

Analysis

  • What Was Alignment at First? What Does It Have to Become?
  • What Can Founders Do to Enhance Alignment?
    • Decide on Your Alignment Role
    • Thinking Like a Prospective Investor (Even If You Have Investors Already) Will Drive Alignment
    • Apply Team Dynamics Thinking
  • Conclusion

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