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Doing the Right Things Right by William A. Cohen, Laura Stack

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4DECISION-MAKINGResolve and Execute Decisions Promptly

Motion beats meditation—once you’ve contemplated the situation enough to know what actions to take. Too often, indecision rules in the workplace, because decision-makers fear making mistakes. Yet the occasional mistake is the price of effective decision-making. It’s better to take a wrong turn than no turn at all. You can always change direction to correct an error or to meet a new threat or opportunity head-on. Dithering is neither effective nor efficient, and a successful business leader will avoid it.

In addition to making decisions that push you ahead, you have to decide to fix what’s ...

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