Category: decision-making

(Lack of) strategic thinking and client responsiveness – a true story

Good leaders need to balance immediate bottom-line focus with strategic long-term thinking. An unfortunate example of how one consultant didn’t get it! Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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Don’t shoot yourself in the foot – the importance of thinking strategically

Don’t let the emotions of the moment cloud your judgment and strategic focus. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains as she describes a recent situation.

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Use your intuition to make better strategic decisions

Four ideas to hone your intuition when it comes to making strategic decisions. Customer strategist Jeff Mowatt guests on the Turning Managers into Leaders blog.

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When making decisions, watch out for the “anchoring” trap

“Anchoring” is a common trap that decision-makers fall into. Find out what it is, and how you can avoid it. Leaders everywhere need to know this!

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Problem-solve by changing your frame of reference

When faced with a routine problem, it’s easy to get caught up in looking at it in the same old way. Find out how city planners in Budapest creatively solved a difficult challenge.

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