Exploring the Pitstop Meta-Model Narrative
Traditionally the focus has been on the driver or the car – that is the leader and the strategy of the organization. But that is no longer enough!
The Pitstop meta-model is aimed at optimizing your team’s set up and design to deliver specific and measurable performance gains.
The machine at the centre of the pitstop meta-model represents the various projects, initiatives and strategies that you are driving forward. But what is your level of success in getting them on the track and keeping them there?
The Pitstop meta-model focuses on optimizing your team’s dynamics to deliver specific & measurable performance gains.
Key to race success is the ability to pitstop. Teams must quickly assemble, review the performance of key projects, initiatives and strategy and then speedily make adjustments to maximize the chances of winning.
Quarter 4 is approaching fast. You are at lap 35 of a 52-lap race and the pressure is mounting. But if you pull into the pit lane will your team be ready to support you? Will their input help you to win?
When a team comes together the focus should be on performance and gaining the edge. There is no time for lengthy ‘talking shops’ and endless meetings. They should spot what needs to be fixed fast and quickly emerge re-energized, re-focused and primed to win. In short they need to work like a pit crew.
The highly choreographed precision of the pit team sets the new standard for teamwork & cross-functional collaboration. It exemplifies; discipline, agility, focus and a passion for winning. These are qualities every team can and must develop.