Do you ever struggle to make a decision or work with someone who does? This succinct article offers helpful strategies that bust the block. The inability of leaders to make timely decisions can impact on business performance and frustrate their teams. Offer senior leaders structured options to support them and embed these into the processes of your firm.
The single most critical factor in determining how long a decision should take is how important it is. Decisions of little consequence should not take very long. So the first step in deciding how to decide should be to ask yourself — or others if you don’t trust your own judgment: How much of a difference will this decision make? If it won’t make a big difference to your life or business, just make the decision and move on. Then you can devote your scarce time and brainpower to the decisions that really matter.