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Straight Talk on Leadership: Solving Canada's Business Crisis by R. Douglas Williamson

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Acting when Pivot Points Emerge

Military, political and business history is full of rich examples in which a leader, often against great odds, used a certain set of bold strategies to outmanoeuvre the opposition. In almost all of these cases, victory came because the leader made a critical decision that, in retrospect, became the eventual turning point. These deciding moments become the pivot points that spur definitive action and serve to shift the momentum and set the course for eventual victory. They are the game-changing decisions that mark the dividing line between the successful breakthroughs of some and the disappointing failures of many.

These decision pivot points are not accidental or random events. They are deliberate, defining ...

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