Total Commitment: Getting All Employees Involved Is a Matter of Survival

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New York — October 15, 2010

The Power of Strategic Commitment: Achieving Extraordinary Results Through TOTAL Alignment and Engagement


  • Actively ask for input from all departments and levels
  • Promote and incorporate others' ideas
  • Ask your staff what they would start, stop or continue in your position
  • Routinely balance out your meetings by discussing both strategic and tactical issues


  • Make strategic development an exclusive club limited to the higher-ups
  • Stifle strategic thinking by not being open to and acting on others' feedback
  • Try and maintain control by micromanaging
  • Solely focus on and encourage tactical thinking in meetings

The Power of Strategic Commitment

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