June 4, 2014 columns Comments Off on Ask the compelling questions
Define your vision, execute on strategy and build value over time: Take reflective action.
Our solutions and strategies are only as effective as the assumptions that we make about an existing challenge.
• Am I asking the right questions to define the core issues embedded in this challenge?
• What assumptions am I making?
• If I adequately reflect on the key issues involved in the challenge, what other questions can I ask to deepen my analysis?
Reflective action requires a balance between analysis/reflection AND directed action.
• What mindset and skills do I need to strike that balance more consistently as I approach complex challenges?