CHAPTER7

DEVELOP PERIPHERAL VISION AND SEE WHAT OTHERS MISS

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Leadership often demands bold moves—an industry-altering acquisition, a major investment in an innovative technology, the opening of a new regional market, a wide-ranging reorganization. The best leaders use both hard and soft data to improve the quality of their decisions in such areas. This requires that they take advantage of the views of others, especially those who are in the best position to assess the consequences of a particular course of action, as well as to point out a leader's potential blindspots or biases. The challenge, in part, is getting these people to be direct and ...

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