Join Mike Figliuolo for an in-depth discussion in this video Making decisions, part of Developing Your Leadership Philosophy.
- One of my colleagues has a phrase that I love,…and it's thoughts are nice, but actions matter.…In terms of leading the thinking,…it's really easy to get caught up…in all these great ideas we have…and all the changes we want to make.…But when it comes time to make a decision,…we freeze because decisions are risky…and we're afraid to make them.…And sometimes you need that maxim…to get you off the line, make the call,…and move the organization forward.…
So if you have trouble making decisions…and driving that organization to change,…this maxim is going to be very important to you.…I've had two maxims that I've used over the years…that have helped me make decisions.…The first is, if you choose not to decide,…you still have made a choice.…It's a lyric from a Rush song.…The song is called Freewill.…I remember the first time I heard it I was in high school…but those lyrics spoke to me.…
They said inaction is still an action…and I've carried that forward.…And when I find times where I'm doing a lot of analysis…and saying, I don't want to make a decision right now…
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