Chapter 13
Accomplishing Longer-Term Tasks
In This Chapter
• Win more battles with clarity
• Charting your path
• Software to keep you in control
• Keeping up
 
From presidents, prime ministers, and heads of state to CEOs, COOs, and CIOs, the reputation built during one’s tenure is largely defined by the longer-term tasks and projects that the leader is able to make happen. You can mess up here and there on the smaller stuff, as long as bigger issues and challenges are tackled and resolved.
This chapter contains strategies for approaching problems followed by a discussion of project-management tools, including timelines, flow charts, and other visual aids. These tools provide both an interesting and useful means of tracking productivity and detailing ...

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