What do you do when you don’t own the resources that are necessary to delivery the outcomes you are accountable for? How do you motivate people whom report to other leaders, and may be working to a different agenda?
Working across boundaries to deliver value is a core skill in complex organisations. Gone are the days of being able to rely upon direct control of resources to deliver your outcomes. Almost everything of value requires collaboration and cooperation.
But aligning people’s focus and intent on the right things is harder than it seems.
This episode unpicks the key elements of working across boundaries, and covers power, influence, and escalation techniques. Not many people ever master this, but these tips are a great start to focus on the things that will move the needle.
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