The polder model worked for Holland. Can it be a success in your workplace and your role as a leader?
When it comes to decision-making, context matters. As a leader, you are often called upon to make decisions on the basis of information, sometimes limited. But decisions cannot be made on the basis of data alone. Consider these situations. Three
I was reminded recently of the importance of being able to shift your perspective as a leader, and a parable about six blind men and an elephant that I first heard when I was a child came to mind. This
Segal’s law: A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure. Segal’s Law is a humorous way of addressing the pitfalls that come from amassing too much information in advance of
Normally, persistence and tenacity are good characteristics in a leader. But sometimes they can actually be a weakness. There are situations when it is more important for leaders to observe and listen, and if the current path is not taking
Leaders have responsibility for decision-making. And as regular readers of the blog know, I routinely blog about tools and challenges that come with decision-making. Today’s blog post illustrates the decision-making trap called “perfect”. There are at least six different routes