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Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution by Joseph Folkman, Jack Zenger

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CHAPTER 17

POSSESSING KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE

We found in our research a significant correlation between leaders’ ability to move quickly and their knowledge and expertise. Knowledge enables a person to move faster. People’s speed in solving math problems is directly connected to their level of knowledge about mathematics. What inevitably happens when you don’t know something? What happens when you don’t know the directions while driving? What happens when you are trying to solve a difficult problem? You slow down. This is a natural consequence to a lack of ...

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