5 results for author: Dr. Mary Lippitt


Critical and Strategic Thinking Cultivates Agility

Leaders say they want to boost creativity, critical thinking and agility to improve performance and manage change. Research studies confirm the accuracy of those statements. Who wouldn’t want their staff to be quick on their feet, display ingenuity, offer ...
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Culture’s Impact on Successful Change

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast." By now we've all heard that famous quote attributed to Peter Drucker and have come to recognize its validity. To grasp the powerful connection between culture and strategy, think no further than your last change ...
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If You Think Sharper Thinking Does Not Matter: Think Again

Enterprises must move faster to gain competitive advantage, seize opportunities and manage emerging risks. Relying on habit, past assumptions or few data points will not suffice. It is just too dangerous to rush into being “decisive” without fully ...
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Revitalizing Sluggish Decision Making Practices

Organizations often respond to accelerating change with slower decision making. CEB’s study of 3,000 business leaders found that 63 percent of executive felt decision making was too slow. Making the right decision is not guaranteed by slow decision ...
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When is it Smart to Go Against the Flow?

Does this sound familiar? You're with your team in a conference, the leader puts the big idea on the table, no one speaks and then one person agrees. Before you know it you've all agreed, only to learn later that many had unexpressed concerns. What went ...
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