Focus on Q4 Goals
Get back to work by focusing on the goals for sales, engagement, and growth in the fourth quarter and what needs to happen to accomplish those outcomes. Teams need to work together and evaluate how they're going to get the work done, taking into account upcoming holidays and vacations.
Hold a Kick-Off Strategy Session
Schedule a team-wide strategy session to kick off the fall season. This will help everyone get back into the mindset of focusing on goals and strategies and how to improve your processes to meet them.
Set Clear Goals
There's nothing like a good set of goals to get everyone on the team focused and working in one direction again. Summer can be a bit of a disruptor depending on what your business focus is, but you don't want to lag behind as September rolls around. If you already have goals, just get refocused on them. Work daily towards their achievement, and keep the momentum up.
Differentiate Between Important and Urgent
Look at all pending projects and tasks and prioritize them by important versus urgent. Once you separate those, look at the urgent tasks and prioritize them based on your available resources. Make sure there's a clear delineation between what MUST get done and what's NICE to do.
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