Tag Archives: Decision Making

Fit Factors: What are yours? Do you know?

Have you ever heard anyone say either of the following: “That company is just not the right “fit” for me…” “That person is just not the right “fit” for what we are looking for…” I have. I’ve said both of … Continue reading

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A Big, Hairy and Audacious Challenge for 2012

The beginning of a new year provides a fresh start or new slate for us. It’s a time to think about the possibilities of what could happen this next year. It’s a time to reset, refocus and recommit. About 40-45% … Continue reading

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What the Germans teach us about prioritization

There is one leadership mistake I see happen often that renders a leader ineffective. As a leader, we are responsible to make key decisions. It comes with the territory. These could be decisions related to directional or strategic decisions or … Continue reading

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Go ahead and quit! It’s easier

In just over a week I am running a half marathon. Admittedly, I am not very fond of running long distances, so I’ve been training for weeks and have learned this is not a race for the faint of heart. … Continue reading

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How to ensure your plans fail

When I recruit leaders into my organization, whether internally or externally, one of the areas I focus in on and assess is the ability to make wise and quick decisions. Decision making is something a leader is doing constantly. It’s … Continue reading

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Don’t wait until you’re about to die to do these 3 things

I had the privilege of hearing Joe Ehrmann speak this past week and he said many things that really resonated with me, but one thing stood out. During his talk about true masculinity (see my blogs on True Masculinity), he … Continue reading

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Be a better parent in one quick decision

A couple of weeks ago Joshua, our six year old, had a “fun run” fundraiser at his elementary school. These are the phone calls or knocks on the door all of us get from time to time when we are asked to … Continue reading

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