What is the best advice a boss/supervisor ever gave you?
Make a decision.
This one I learned in reverse from watching my very first boss, who would not/could not make a decision to save his life. The result was an office that descended nearly into paralysis, before everyone else (including me) started making decisions around him.
Keep in mind that not making a decision IS making one, because something is ultimately going to happen, but now it won’t be under your control. One of the essential components of leadership is being decisive and taking your best shot; hopefully you’ll be right more often than wrong, but indecision leads to disaster.
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Written by David S. Rose
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