magazine | July 15, 2017
Matching Executive Talent to Strategic Objectives
Nothing short of an all-star lineup can execute on your corporate strategy. If you field an average executive team, you are likely to miss your revenue growth objective. Leverage the How to Make Your Number in 2018 to access a revenue growth methodology to hit your number quarter after quarter, and year after year.
As your go-to-market planning evolves, so do the requirements of your corporate strategy to hit objectives. At times, the revenue growth strategy calls for a new set of competencies that the existing team does not possess.
A danger area arises when competitors have a talent advantage that results in them winning more than they should. Mismatch talent to your corporate strategy and you will suffer from significant execution problems, which leads to missing the number.
Consider the following five questions to evaluate how well your executive talent aligns with corporate strategy:
To increase your probability of success, match the capabilities of your executive leadership team to the requirements and objectives of your corporate strategy.
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