Dealing with uncertainties could be nerve-wracking. There are 3 techniques you could use.
Dining in a Michelin star restaurant is a memorable experience. The chef showcases his fine culinary expertise with creative use of quality ingredients and immaculate presentation. On top of that, the attentive service and the ambiance deliver an extraordinary evening. That fabulous experience becomes a frame of reference for comparing… [More]
A black stain on a patterned shirt might not be noticeable. The same stain on a white shirt would be an eyesore. Your focal point changes when you look at things in different contexts and perspectives. For the same token, a proper resolution of a business issue requires a clear… [More]
Interdependencies add complexity to decision-making. Oversight on their cross impacts could cause major setback to the outcomes. The following is a list of questions that need to be addressed. 1. Linkages What is the relationship between the projects under consideration? Have you identified the specifics, the what, when, why, and… [More]
Are you able to manage your team for sound performance? There are 4 things you could do to enhance your effectiveness.
There are many ways to tackle a problem. There are the good as well as the mediocre approaches. Complex problems call for a structured approach. There are many reasons why a structured approach delivers better results: A systematic review of issues provides consistency in sorting out causes The planned assessment… [More]
With the advance of Google maps, driving around in a strange neighbourhood is not a huge challenge anymore. The voice navigation provides turn-by-turn directions. Despite the convenience, I found the first visual presentation of the origination and the destination offers a mental orientation on where I am headed. That big… [More]
Fact-based decision-making is one of the many approaches to decision-making. Having the data doesn’t help to make sound decisions unless you do 5 things.
Effects get us excited about taking action. Dealing with a cause usually takes more effort than dealing with an effect. Find out why and aim for a real solution.
Business risk poses an uncertainty that leads to potential negative impacts. In managing risks, you can look for ways to minimize the likelihood of occurrence and mitigate its impacts should it occur. There are several questions you could raise to address both areas. To minimize the likelihood of occurrence, ask:… [More]
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