Forget Certainty as a Leader
The higher up you get in an organization, the more you can forget about having all the answers and seeing clearly into the future. It is just not feasible. As much as you would like to understand all the implications and ramifications of the decisions you make as a leader, you must face the fact that many of the decisions you need to make will require that you lead when things are vague.
So how can you prepare to meet this challenge as effectively as possible?
How Leaders Can Shift to Accommodate Uncertainty
Change management consulting experts know that for things to change, you must first change as a leader. Leaders must acquire comfort with unclear situations. Here are some adjustments that can help you lead when things are vague:
The Bottom Line
Effective leaders handle ambiguity and deliver results under rapidly or continually changing circumstances. They work well in unstructured environments by following proven change and decision-making processes. With the uncertainty and speed that prevails in today’s business environment, are your leaders prepared to lead when things are vague?
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