Seven deadly sins of execution

If you expect to get superior results, your execution capability should be finely honed. Check out these 7 Deadly Sins in your organization.

  1. Saying “yes” to something you don’t think you can do
  2. Handing off to another department by tossing something “over the wall”
  3. Working around a problem instead of through it
  4. Letting assumptions or opinions pass as facts
  5. Failing to give feedback that is useful and frequent
  6. Playing CYA
  7. Making decisions without stakeholder involvement

Then there is the strategy failure that dooms execution:

Strategies that are sweeping generalizations

Is your organization guilty of these sins? Fix them and your execution will improve, along with innovation, collaboration and staff engagement!