Orienting Yourself to Results

Taking the time to pause and orient yourself to results is an opportunity for you to clarify the purpose of your team and how you contribute to the University. Understanding your team's purpose and anything that may be getting in your way will set you up for planning how to achieve impactful results.

1. Review the Quick Guide to Orienting to Results

The Quick Guide to Orienting to Results outlines the steps you need to take in order to clarify your team's purpose and let that drive the work you do. 

  • Define your team's purpose
  • Turn purpose into challenging goals
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Set high standards and foster urgency around priorities

View the printable guide below for more details on each step.

View Printable Guide

2. Apply

Orienting to results is the first step you need to take in order to drive results through others. Clarifying and understanding the purpose and most impactful work of the team you supervise is a critical step for planning to achieve those results.

Download the Orienting to Results Worksheet (MS Word) worksheet to walk through the steps of orienting to results.

Download Template


Learn Next: Planning for Results

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