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Wk 1 - Act with Deliberation and Consider the Consequences

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Hello Reader,

Act with Deliberation and Consider the Consequences

Are you a leader who tends to act before thinking? Do you often make decisions without considering the consequences? If so, it's time to make a change. To become an effective leader, you must learn how to think, take the time to consider the potential outcomes of your actions and make deliberate, informed decisions.

Here's a simple action plan to help you get started:

  1. Pause and reflect: When faced with a decision, take a moment to pause and reflect. Take your time with a decision. Consider the potential consequences of your actions and the impact they will have on others.
  2. Get input from others: It's important to get input before deciding. Seek out the opinions of your team members or colleagues, and listen to their perspectives to help you make a better-informed decision and avoid blind spots.
  3. Consider the long-term: When deciding, focusing on short-term gains is easy. However, it's important to consider the long-term implications of your actions. Will your decision positively or negatively impact your organization in the long run?
  4. Evaluate risks and benefits: Every decision involves risks and benefits. Take the time to evaluate both before making a decision. Consider the potential risks, how to mitigate them, and weigh them against the benefits.
  5. Act with intention: Once you've thought through your decision-making process, it's time to take deliberate, intentional action.

By following this action plan, you'll be able to become a more thoughtful, intentional leader who considers the consequences of your actions before acting.


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