When Managing Through Ambiguity, Develop a Clear Vision (Harvard Business Review)
Posted by Laurie J Cameron
2020 has been a year of major decisions at work, school and home. Take a moment to reflect on the key decisions you had to make this year. Personally, we decided to move our daughter to Germany for four months during the pandemic, and also to change her school. Professionally, we decided to redesign our programs to virtual and to forge strategic partnerships. Decision-making in the midst of uncertainty and ambiguity can be very difficult. Looking to the past isn't always relevant, and trying to work with real-time data is challenging in an emerging, unknown future. We help clients learn mindfulness-based techniques grounded in envisioning, appreciative inquiry and a solutions-focused approach. Purpose is the north star. In order to move forward with purpose, shift your mindset from focusing on the problem to creating a clear vision of success. Align your vision with your values to stay connected to your purpose as new decisions arise. #mindfulleadership #purpose
Dwight Eisenhower has been credited with saying that plans are nothing, but planning is everything. It’s a remarkable statement coming from the man who was responsible for planning the Allied invasion of Europe in World War II...continue reading the original article from Harvard Business Review written by Cheryl Einhorn on Nov. 16, 2020.