Alignment and Performance

Four Ways Great Leaders Create Trust with Teams

In a world of constant change, where most work environments are now of the VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) variety, the role of leaders is evolving. Rather than being central sources of vision and knowledge, leaders must increasingly become conveners, facilitators, and power grantors who leverage their teams to gather the insights that will …

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Change Cycles for Progress and Accountability

We tackle many kinds of change projects at Outside Angle—everything from helping new start-ups grow to helping organizations pivot in the face of a shifting landscape to supporting visionary leaders in realizing their big ideas. Across all project types and sizes, we continue to find value in organizing complex work into purposeful change cycles. These …

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team retreats

Make Team Retreats a Process, Not a Moment in Time

When the entire staff at Literacy Pittsburgh came together for their semi-annual all staff retreat, the agenda was no surprise to anyone. CEO Carey Harris and her leadership team had been preparing for it ever since the last staff retreat wrapped up six months before. For anyone attending, it was easy to see the through-line. …

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