8 Key Steps to Prevent Failure in Implementing Decisions, or Managing Projects or Processes

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To prevent a project or process disaster, imagine that it completely failed. Then, brainstorm all plausible reasons for failure, and generate solutions to these potential problems. Integrate these solutions into your project or process.

To maximize project or process success, envision that it succeeded spectacularly. Brainstorm likely reasons for such success, and generate strategies that would lead to such success. Integrate these strategies into your project or process.

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How To Win Arguments Through Collaborative Truth-Seeking

Collaborative Truth-Seeking

Caption: Couples in argument Pointing fingers at each other (Kick Ads/Used with Permission)   We frequently use debates to resolve different opinions about the truth. However, debates are not always the best course for figuring out the truth. In more emotionally charged situations, the technique of collaborative truth-seeking is often better.   The Problem with Debates…

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What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

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True leaders at any level of the totem pole show their leadership primarily through managing their own emotions. After all, the only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and if we can manage those, we can lead our organizations from anywhere in the hierarchy. True leaders show emotional intelligence…

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