Don't wait until January to set your 2016 goals, you will be late from the starting gate. Make plans now, share them with your organization, gather input and feedback, create the detail for 1Q16. January 1 is just a date, but it is an important psychological marker.
Most of you want to learn to work in sync, to dance without stepping on each other's toes.
That's the relatively easy part.
You will step on toes. What you need to know is to what to do then.
Does your staff cooperate or compete with each other? Are they sucking the wind out of each other's sails?
Focus on internal cooperation, external competition.
What's the biggest question I hear about "virtual/remote" work?
August already! Have you made to think this summer? Or just replaced a too busy work schedule with a too busy vacation schedule (albeit in scenic locations)?
If your firm is growing, or you intend for it to, prioritize hiring people who deal well with ambiguity. They will more effectively cope with the uncertainty and change in your bright future.
You get the behaviors that you reward, and that you allow.
Align your stars, don't just marshal your resources. Create alignment between your strategic priorities and your resource application — people and financial expenditures . We often work in silos without this cross-organizational alignment , which maximize the individual team/function without optimizing the whole.