What does it mean to be Emergent?Emergent means coming into being and, in particular, becoming outstanding, remarkable. At the core of that process is the need to create rapid change, innovation, breakthrough and growth. The required speed to achieve these things and do them well is best achieved by creating unprecedented levels of trust. This trust results in 4 conditions that truly define an emergent organization performing at maximum potential:
Condition #1: Trust is Evident Everywhere
Employees demonstrate a belief in leadership, high-trust relationships reduce perception of risk, there's significant delegation and clear accountability, and practice of servant leadership.
Condition #2: Alignment is Actualized
Employees are aligned with the organization's vision and strategy, the organization uses a cascading goals process to ensure alignment at every level, there's personal and team understanding of each individual's part in vision attainment.
Condition #3: Processes Support People
The organization operates like a well-oiled machine, processes and systems are smart, effective and non-bureaucratic; there are many opportunities to learn and grow, and the organization has defined career tracks, conscious and careful on-boarding and invests in the development of leaders.
Condition #4: Clarity Creates Cohesion
The organization knows what success looks like, performance objectives are clear, rewards and recognition match the 4 ways of the employees, there is understanding of what it takes to get to the next level for both the individual and the team and leaders coach and uplift.Simply put, we believe that Trust is the most basic and most elaborate requirement for success.