How Can You Achieve Tough Targets?
Achieve challenging targets with unconventional thinking. Our Team Impetus Workshops encourage that and deliver a Progress Canvas for you to monitor and communicate progress.
To achieve your targets, have your team use the Team Impetus model, based on Solution Focus tools. Your team:
- Creates a shared future, it doesn’t dwell on the past
- Focuses on progress, not on what’s stopping the team
- Asks what is different, not what is wrong
- Looks for capabilities, not weaknesses
- Seeks interaction not introspection
- Takes small steps rather than build large action plans.
It works and delivers a Progress Canvas for you to use to monitor progress. It’s positive, constructive and uses your team’s strengths and capabilities to effect change, whether your targets are for day to day operations, or a major project. Interested? Willing to invest up to two days to work on it?
- See our Case Studies on the right, to download, or listen.
- Scroll down to discover the features and benefits of our workshops.
- Download our brochures below.
“I took part in John´s Team Impetus Training in Cologne in January and what I gained from it was worth a lot more than what I had to pay. John´s approach to Training and Workshops is fun, stimulating and creative and the tools he has developed (such as the Team Impetus Model) are very effective in any context. I have used them with great results in various professional and private situations. The workshop also brought together a unique blend of participants with different professional backgrounds who were a pleasure to collaborate with and who were willing to share their own experience, insights and expertise with the rest of the group. In combination with John´s skills as a facilitator and teacher the group offered me a memorable and profitable experience.” Michael Sauer. Consultant.
Find Out More
To learn more about our Team Impetus Workshop to shape a strategy to achieve tough targets or to re-engage teams, please download the brochure here Achieve Tough Targets Brochure.
Facilitate Team Strategy and Engagement – In-House Course
Or for in-house courses, download the brochure Facilitate Team Strategy and Engagement brochure In House course.
Solution Focus Case Study
Download to listen on a mobile device (right-click and select “Download”) Listen to this podcast of John Pelton MBE, now Programme Partner Director (Transcend) on the London Crossrail project, as he discusses how Solution Focus and Yes! And helped him to achieve a tough target of £1.5 billion savings on the UK government’s HS2 (High Speed Train2) Phase 1 project budget. Learn how Solution Focus can help you engage people, minimise resistance and achieve your targets more quickly. We apologise for the intermittent “creaks” on this podcast, it was the internal structure of the building in which we recorded the interview, not our joints.
To read a transcript, click here Tough Targets – JP interview transcript. Guaranteed creak free.
Achieve Targets Faster Article
Leaders in organisations today have to achieve ever more challenging targets. To achieve them faster, they need their teams to step up to the challenge, to form a clear and shared direction, engage and collaborate within the team, with other teams and with clients. Does this describe your situation? Read ten actions you can take to achieve this, to give your team impetus, let them “fly” and achieve targets faster. Download the article Achieve Tough Targets Faster and see the Team Impetus model below. Or for a version for individuals, download this article Achieve Your Targets Faster.
Prevaluate – A Tool to Achieve Tough Targets Article
If you have a tough target, how can your team increase the odds of achieving it? Here is a case study, where a team used a simple tool to do just that. Click on the link to download it now: Achieve Tough Targets Prevaluate Tool
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WHAT WE DO
Use a Proven Model
We have proved this Model with teams at all levels, in different organisations, countries and cultures.
Create a Trusting Environment
We create a trusting environment that encourages people to express their views and put forward their ideas.
We fully document the output of your workshop in your favoured format, recording all decisions and actions.
Take a Realistic Approach
We encourage achievable short term actions not an action list to abandon on contact with the day job.
Post event, we can coach you and the team in short, flexible, interventions, to maintain energy and focus.
Flex duration and size
We structure the workshop to your needs, from a half day to a set of workshops with any size of group
HOW YOU BENEFIT
However tough your target, this workshop delivers a strategy to achieve it and the impetus to implement it.
Your people contribute with more commitment and honesty so you are more likely to achieve your targets.
Convince Stakeholders More Easily
Clear evidence lets you build a business case quickly and sell your strategy to decision makers more easily.
Execute Your Strategy
Your team take action soon after the workshop and make it more likely you will execute your strategy.
You sustain the impetus to execute your strategy with minimal impact on your operation.
Fit Around Your Operational Needs
You ensure minimal disruption and less stress for your people by fitting work around your operation.
A CASE STUDY
This infrastructure company had to save £1.5 billion from its programme budget, across several projects, with no loss in quality or value. The challenge was complex because those involved came from competing organisations across different engineering disciplines.
We worked with their project team and the top team, demonstrated the value of using an SF approach and then ran 13 workshops for them in a year, both internally and with other contractors.
The SF approach encouraged collaboration and the workshops were successful. With much extra work from the project team the company achieved its savings target.
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