Are you honest? In these days of misspeak and political correctness the maxim that honesty is the best policy can seem as impractical and archaic as Sanskrit. Most of us tell “white lies” to negotiate the minefields of human interaction. Leaders have struggled with truth since the dawn of time.
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Baggy blood shot eyes and gut-punched circadian rhythms are a badge of honor for some high-achieving executives. Thankfully coffee and speed drinks stiff-arm their devolution into a zombie. Unfortunately many world executives get little sleep, less than six hours a night and their bodies are paying the price.
Executives are under siege from countless disparate business priorities all claiming to be number one. The competing priorities are all persuasive. Priorities can come from you, your board or other boss, or from employees. Some priorities are strictly minor leaguers; minions of the here- and-now, thralls of the short-term-fix. Other priorities are major-leaguers with a
Making decisions can be a vexing experience. It seems that no matter the enterprise, decisions ignite conflict, argument, and hurt feelings. But often it is not what the decision is but how it is executed that causes problems.