Align your team

One of the sure ways to feel calm as a leader is by aligning your team with your goals. Misaligned teams are hard to lead, aligned are not.

There is a lot to alignment and much of it should be included in your communication rhythms. But a easy way to create alignment is to set crystal clear goals.

Many people mistakenly only use stretch goals (as popularised by OKRs) but this leads to confusion as to what the base expectations are for your team.

We always recommend setting two overall goals for any employee on your team: