Joe and Wanda on Management

Joe Kerr and Wanda B. Goode, two characters from Nick McCormick’s book, “Lead Well and Prosper,” dispense their management wisdom

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Month: April, 2013

Managers, Decide!

17 April, 2013 (21:22) | Leadership, Management | By: Administrator

In his book, Tipping Sacred Cows, Jake Breeden mentions the importance of being decisive.

Leaders should reflect on a decision and then make it. There are a dozen reasons to delay a decision, and if you want to find a reason to hold off, you will. But delaying decisions is a cop-out strategy.

Thoughts Joe and Wanda?

Joe Kerr: Either reflect on a decision briefly and make it, or just ask your wife!

Wanda B. Goode: One common delay tactic is to continue to request additional information. More facts can always be gathered. Not a good practice, though. Much better to follow Jake’s advice.

Here are a couple of related posts

How to Be More Decisive
Here’s a Tool to Help You Make Quick Decisive Decisions

2013 April Leadership Development Carnival

11 April, 2013 (21:41) | Management | By: Administrator

Dan McCarthy hosts the April, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival. Sample the dozens of management and leadership articles posted this month.