Achieving Goals

Delegation of authority the SMART way

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How to delegate using SMARTER goals As a leader or manager you have to delegate tasks and authority in order for your team to work effectively towards achieving your aim. But this is simpler in theory than in practice. Often a leader’s’ experience is that – even when you think you have delegated something effectively […]


Time management is as easy as 1, 2, 3 (4)

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The Right Questions about time management

The Best Prioritizing and Time Management Tools: The Eisenhower Matrix Something really ironic happened while I was writing this post about time management and priorities. Someone called me to say they were running late and they needed an urgent favor. I wont embarrass the person by sharing their name but I can tell you that […]

Decision Making

The OODA Loop decision making cycle

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The Right Questions - OODA loop decision making cycle

The OODA Loop decision making cycle Colonel John Boyd, a strategist with the USAF, proposed that as a situation evolves we have to observe the changes and orient ourselves to the new information that is coming to light. We can then decide on the best course and take action. In other words, decisions are made […]

The Right Questions

Lessons learnt from decision making

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The Right Questions - which lessons learnt

Which things need to change and what remains the same? How do we apply lessons learnt to our decision making? We need to be continually assessing our decisions and applying the lessons learnt from our actions. “If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.”  George […]

The Right Questions

How to get the right team structure

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The Right Questions team structure organisational structure

How can your team operate most effectively? What is the right team structure for your organisation? Once people know their roles they also need to know how they interact with other people in the team or organisation.  This is what team structure is about. The structure of a team, organisation or company can take many […]