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Tag: decision-making

leadership clarity

Seeing What You Want to See Leads to Big Problems

As a leader, you want to lead your team and your business to success. That requires clarity into current situations, sound decision-making, and agile execution. Too often, leaders fall down on the very first requirement. Why? For one simple reason: We see what we want to see. It happens time and again, such as …… Continue reading Seeing What You Want to See Leads to Big Problems

ethical leadership

Great Leadership from the Inside Out: Live, Love, and Lead by Conscience

What does a great leader look like on the inside and why is it important? In this five-part series, we will be looking at “Great Leadership from the Inside Out” … because what is within you as a leader determines what comes out of your leadership. “A Servant-Leader lives, loves, and leads by conscience –… Continue reading Great Leadership from the Inside Out: Live, Love, and Lead by Conscience

leadership zig zag

The Leadership Ropes Course: Zig-Zag to Success

Leadership is a lot like a ropes course – you are confronted with challenge after challenge, each one testing your skills and giving you an opportunity for personal development and team growth. In this series, we are looking at elements of “The Leadership Ropes Course” that all leaders need to face – and master! Balance… Continue reading The Leadership Ropes Course: Zig-Zag to Success

decision making

The Leadership Ropes Course: The Decision Zip Line

Leadership is a lot like a ropes course – you are confronted with challenge after challenge, each one testing your skills and giving you an opportunity for personal development and team growth. In this series, we are looking at elements of “The Leadership Ropes Course” that all leaders need to face – and master! Have… Continue reading The Leadership Ropes Course: The Decision Zip Line

leadership decisions

Just Pick a Lane … You Don’t Have to Stay in It

You and your leadership team are facing a decision, so you gather a wealth of data – and then you gather some more. You have thoughtful and intelligent conversations about the issue in meeting after meeting. You analyze it from every angle, with each member of the team contributing the benefit of their experience, their… Continue reading Just Pick a Lane … You Don’t Have to Stay in It

Making Decisions: High-performing Teams Know How to Get Business Done

Teams exist where every issue, problem, or opportunity becomes a matter of dialogue, deliberation, and consensus. That may sound like a positive, but it is not: these teams sink under the weight of decisions that ought to be made autonomously by individual team members. On the other side of the equation, teams exist that are… Continue reading Making Decisions: High-performing Teams Know How to Get Business Done