Search Results for: decision-making

Is Groupthink Devouring Your Team’s Decision-Making Ability?

By Glenn Bartlett, Head of Strategy at Step Change 28 January 1986 completely changed the way NASA operates. Here’s why: That day marked the space shuttle Challenger’s tenth mission. But the day before, the engineers had warned the mission control centre that the cold weather forecast on launch day would pose risks: They had not tested the O-ring seals… Read more »

How to Maximize the Contributions of 4 Diverse Work Styles

Contributed by Justin M. Deonarine, an industrial organizational psychologist with Psychometrics Canada, which provides psychometric assessments to help businesses hire the right individuals and develop teams and leaders. We asked Deonarine about the benefits of diversity to an organization. Here’s what he shared.   The business case for diversity is undisputed. However, age, gender and… Read more »

How Entrepreneurs Can Prevent Problems In Their Work-From-Home Strategy

Contributed by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, disaster avoidance expert, speaker and author.  In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are asking their employees to work from home. But are they considering the potential disasters that can occur as a result of this transition? An example of what might occur comes from one of my coaching… Read more »

8 Steps to Making Better Business Decisions

Contributed by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, disaster avoidance expert, speaker and author.  History’s headlines are filled with examples of companies brought to their knees by bad decision making. Decca Records famously turned down the Beatles. Motorola chose not to make smartphones. Elon Musk tweeted about taking Uber private and plummeted his company into chaos. Boeing’s leadership… Read more »

The Emotional Intelligence of Effective Entrepreneurs

Contributed by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky. Effective leaders know they need to be excellent at emotional intelligence (EI), the skill of knowing and managing our own and others’ emotions. After all, the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and if we can manage those, we can lead our organizations effectively. And if we… Read more »