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Simple Is the New Smart by Rob Fazio

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Analysis ParalysisDecision Precision

If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.”

These lyrics from Rush’s famous song “Freewill” has a lot of wisdom. Waiting is not deciding. Thinking is helpful, but overthinking is wasteful. The best leaders are people who think enough to make an informed decision and take action. We are all bombarded with information and overwhelmed with newsfeeds and data. It’s not that information isn’t helpful—it is—but if you only focus on inputs, you may not get to the output.

Calculated speed is a sign of confidence, intelligence, and effectiveness. I say calculated speed, because it’s not just about doing things. It is, however, about getting the right things done in a timely manner. People actually ...

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