A major roadblock in many organizations is motivating your team to look forward. It’s not because the team isn’t smart. They’re probably a world-class team.
However, there are issues in motivating them and training your team to look forward. To get them to look forward, we have to look at the root reasons they struggle with this skill.
Why Teams Fail To Look Forward
The reasons teams fail to look forward is plentiful. There are many excuses you’ll hear during your attempts at training forward-thinking in your organization.
- We’ve never done this before.
- No one has any experience with launching new projects.
- We’ve failed before and don’t want to fail again.
- There’s no time to add something more to our plates.
- YOU (Yes, you the leader) haven’t allowed us to dream big.