Ray Dalio runs the largest hedge fund in the world. His personal net worth is $17 billion. Along with Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, he pledged to give half of his money to charitable causes. At the same time, his coverage in the press gives the impression of a crazy big-brother approach to decision making at work, where every word and action is video recorded, documented and analyzed.
Cloverpop has helped Ian Martin Group"make more inclusive, more transparent and more effective decisions faster." We are honored to re-post this wonderful blog written by Meaghan McDonald.
We are excited to announce that Cloverpop has been named a 2017 "Hot 100" privately held software company by JMP Securities, a full-service investment bank. The prestigious "Hot 100" list is selected each year based on an evaluation of multiple criteria, including financial growth, products and services, quality of leadership, customers and market potential.
We all know that our emotions affect our decisions. In fact, scientists have found that without emotions we become completely ineffective at making decisions.
In the recent TechRepublic article "10 Skills You Need to Become a Great Project Manager", Alison DeNisco laid out what the C-suite recognizes as essential to great project management. Not surprisingly, strategic thinking, communication and risk management were all recognized as key ingredients to successful leadership. Another key attribute? Decision-making judgment, of course.
“By the time you’re 30 years old, you’ve probably noticed there is a relationship between your strengths and weaknesses at work,” said executive coach Delynn Copley of the Copley Group in our recent interview. “Everyone has a set of gifts and talents, and they are often directly related to how we get in our own way. The overuse of any strength can easily turn into a weakness.”
These days everyone is agile, or lean, or both. According to VersionOne's 2016 State of Agile Report, 95% of all companies now practice agile innovation methods. Agile teams just work better. So it often happens that once companies conquer team-level agility, they turn their focus to scaling enterprise agility, all the way to the C-suite.
|Angry business teams make bad decisions. Here's what to do about it. (Shutterstock)|
Love him or hate him, we can all learn something from Super Bowl champion Tom Brady. Not how to be calm in the pocket or the greatest quarterback of all time. But how to make better decisions at work. This isn’t a story of Tom Brady’s secret business
|Here's What You Can Learn From Tom Brady When Making Decisions At Work o. (AP Photo/Brad Penner)|
Leadership and management are largely about judgment and decisiveness, so it’s no surprise a Bain & Co study found that decision making drives 95% of business performance.