Category Archive: Decisions

They’re Excited – You’re Not

Leaders who kill new ideas love living with old problems. A manager asks, “What should I do when someone on the team is excited about an idea, but I’m not?” Your response to… Continue reading

I Woke Up Mad

I’m mad at someone who criticized my blog. He printed three posts and filled them with red circles. What makes it worse? This person doesn’t write! They couldn’t write their way out of… Continue reading

10 Ways to Cut to the Chase and Get Stuff Done

You grow quiet when someone with more power is in the room. You blab when you’re perceived as the big cheese. How many times have you wished the boss would just shut up?… Continue reading

Four Ways “S” Expands Leadership

A word without an “s” imposes a burden. “What is the solution,” limits options and inflicts unnecessary pressure. “What solutions can we develop,” expands and releases. #1. “S” expands leadership by ending the… Continue reading

John Maxwell’s Hatchet Committee

Frazzled ineffective leaders can’t say “no.” Leaders who can’t commit to priorities end up over-committed to trivialities. Over-committed leaders fall short of their potential. Bag it before you snag it: The power of “no”… Continue reading

The Five-to-Fold Decision-Making Model

“All in favor say I.” “All opposed say nay.” But, what if you’re “sort of” in favor? Something is very wrong if everyone around the table is in %100 agreement on complex issues. Marc,… Continue reading