Learn how and when to take decisive action. Discover how to overcome the blocks to decisive action, get the information you need, determine when it's appropriate to act, and more.
- What sets successful leaders apart? That's a question people have been pondering for a long time. The Harvard Business Review actually published a 10-year study of more than 17,000 C-Suite executives with an intriguing answer. It turns out it's their ability to decide with speed and conviction. In other words, what makes for lasting success in the business world, is the ability to act decisively. I'm Dorie Clark. I teach for Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and I'm the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out.
Learning how to act decisively, not rashly, but decisively, can be the critical ingredient in helping you rise faster and make a bigger impact. In this course, we'll start by figuring out what holds us back. Then we'll discuss knowing the right time to take action. Along the way we'll talk about having the courage to act, and I'll offer some tips on being decisive, even when there are difficult circumstances. I'm excited to share insights with you about how to do it. Let's get started.