When was the last time you did something well and greeted it with a Success Analysis?
Here’s how to do a Success Analysis when you have a team with accomplishments to its name.
Gather everyone around, and share stories of when this success happens. The stories will ideally touch upon:
- What prompts it?
- What’s each contributor doing?
- What conditions are helping to maintain this success?
Then task the team to work together to generate a list of 10 (home grown) tips you could give to a new member of the team so that they will also know how to do this.
We tend to over-rate how much we can learn from mistakes and failures - mostly, the learning consists of ‘Don’t do that again'.
But the real gold of knowing what to do (instead of the mistaken behaviour) is only found when we discover what works. Then we can analyse and re-apply it.