Why is it that often a decision gets attention during a meeting with leaders, but when everyone leaves, the decision or directive everyone supposedly bought into has degrees of follow-through?
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If you run your own small business there's one thing you can't get away from: you need to make decisions. An inability to make a decision can lead to business deadlock. It's all too common to get wrapped up in the details.
Envisioning the future of the business has to be a purposeful effort. Distractions are our enemy and are something we can learn to control. Why is it that operational distractions attract us?
It's okay to be comfortable with the unknown or not perfect. Too much ambiguity is a cause for thinking. But ambiguity on small matters will hinder you.
In the long history of poor management decisions made at major American companies, only a few proved to be fatal. It is hard to ruin a company with a ...
Fight or flight choices are about survival. Knowing when it's best to make a tactical retreat and when it's time to fight is baked into our genes.
Every day, I make a lot of decisions, some big, some small. Naturally, I am always on the lookout for ways to improve decision-making. Better decisions lead to better outcomes.
My nights have become much more restful since I stopped assuming that I had to make trade-offs and instead opted to "do both."
Consider, in contrast, the management team that operates on trust as a basic principle in financial planning. The dynamic is quite different.
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