Delegation of authority the SMART way


The Right Questions how to delegate tasks 7 25 November, 2013 Comments

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…

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Risky business: risk management strategy and knowing when to take a chance


The Right Questions about risk management strategy 7 8 July, 2013 Comments

What is a risk management strategy? Which opportunity should we take and which risks should we avoid? We do not always think in terms of risk management or have a risk management strategy but our decision making is continually influenced by how we perceive risk and by our attitude to risk. “Great deeds are usually…

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Happiness is a positive cash flow


The Right Questions - cash flow, profit and loss 7 17 June, 2013 Comments

How do we manage our resources? How do we track cash flow, profit and loss? “Happiness is a positive cash flow.” Fred Adler – Venture capitalist I may not be a millionaire but in many senses I have been rich.  This is because for much of my life I have had the pleasure of not…

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The Secret of Perfect Timing


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What is the secret of perfect timing? When is the ideal time to achieve a goal? It is no surprise that ‘when’ refers to time, but achieving perfect timing is not so straight forward. Timing is critical though as time is the one truly limited resource.  Timing makes the difference between success and failure but…

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What are The Right Questions for Decision Making and Strategic Planning?


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What are The Right Questions and how does strategic planning link to decision making and achieving goals? So, having established in previous posts some of the background behind The Right Questions and an idea of their importance, we can now get an overview of The Right Questions and how they are applied to strategic planning and achieving…

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The Seven Most Important Questions in the English Language


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What are interrogatives? Do you know the seven most important questions in the English language? The most important questions, and the starting point for The Right Questions, are the words where, what, why, when, who, how, and which.  Using just seven interrogative words as the basis of a strategic questioning methodology can seem too simple at a…

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From Crisis Management to Organisational Development: What Are The Right Questions?


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What are the right questions to ask in a crisis or when developing your organisation? What are the right questions? What are the seven most important questions you need to ask yourself or your organisation?  It’s maybe not obvious but I can assure you that you already know what they are! But before we get…

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