“I can SO see how it must feel and look from their point of view”, she said (she is the new Nordic Area Head of Finance): “Now, we come from Corporate HQ, and we challenge everything they do, how they do it, and we ask them to put the business of the region above their own national agenda. Why should they do it?”. (I love how she creatively steps into their shoes to gain new information to the planning).
Being clear on your own vision and intentions as well as how you create and head a real and aligned leadership team (taking care of the resistance to the change), were part of our conversation.
This is what we talked about.