2010: The CEO Insomnia Factor Newsletter
The CEO Insomnia Factor explains problems common to chief executives and methods of addressing them. These are our 2010 issues.
Debates are necessary tools, but ultimately decisions must be made. Debates without decisions send your team round and round in circles. Here are the three most common manifestations of this distraction and four strategies for mitigation.
Fact finding and data analysis are essential tools, but you don’t want your team to do double the research needed to “be sure”. That’s obsession. You also don’t want them to slack off in critical areas. That’s foolish. Here are some suggestions on where to draw the line.
Partnering with other companies is often essential, when one company just can’t reach their objectives on their own. But the world is littered with companies who “got married” only to find that the marriage did not at all reflect the dating experience. Learn how your corporate strategy should drive M&A, not the other way around.