1) Get clear on current organizational strengths. 2) Look outside for a change you can take advantage of. 3) Align your team around leveraging the organization’s strengths against that outside change and then follow through.
Senior leaders must make the choice about where to play. Then follow through and drop the other shoe of where not to play. Make the decision. Take the bet. And then make sure everyone else understands the logic of the choice and follows through to make it happen. Play the card. Burn the bridges. Move forward.