THE NINTH ABSOLUTE FOR LEADERS:
Navigate is the process of translating Strategy and Anticipation into action. It is real-time, purposeful decision-making, requiring you to be agile in the moment, yet always focused on the horizon. It's leadership's equivalent to surfing.
I first found myself on a surfboard thanks to my son, Jack. And yet I found very quickly that the hallmarks of the sport—focus, balance, and total commitment—are disciplines I'm constantly seeking to develop on land.
JEFF WEINER, CEO, LinkedIn.com
Strategy requires course correction; information is never perfect.
When you're surfing, you look back just enough to pick a wave and monitor its progress, then paddle forward to match its speed. Then you feel it take you in a rush, and as you pull yourself up to standing, every muscle of your body ...