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Exploring how the decision-making revolution is changing business leadership.

How Innovators Build Trust And Make Fast Decisions That Spread Like Wildfire

It’s hard to overstate how much business success relies on better, faster decision making. Bain & Company research found that decision making effectiveness drives 95% of business performance. The UK Institute for Employment found that decision...

Forbes: When It Comes To Business Decisions, Diversity Is Not Propaganda

It’s my business to understand the role of bias when it comes to making decisions. Some of the most difficult biases cause people to dig their heels in when presented with anything that challenges their beliefs and perceptions. So it’s no...

Forbes: Why Bigger Companies Are Less Decisive And What To Do About It

New Cloverpop research shows that as companies get bigger, their decision effectiveness declines. That means most large companies earn sub-par D grades for decision-making, significantly below the already mediocre average score of 7 on a...

New Research: The 7 Decision Practices Top Companies Use To Innovate

Our new research shows there are seven key decision practices that distinguish top performing companies and act as practical benchmarks for the rest to improve and compete. In day-to-day work, top companies rarely fall short of these benchmark...

Five Ways Business Decisions Making Fails And How To Avoid It

Most companies have a fairly specific method for making decisions. It may not be perfect. It could probably be improved with a more inclusive slate of people informing decisions. Sure, some decisions end up being wrong. But experienced decision...

Forbes: How Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos Uses Faster, Better Decisions To Keep Innovating Like A Startup

“Every day at Amazon is Day 1,” according to its CEO Jeff Bezos. He has reminded employees of this for decades -- Amazon will never stop being a startup. 

He even went so far as to name a building on Amazon's campus Day 1, and when Bezos switched...

How Instagram Used RACI To Unlock High-Speed Innovation Decisions

Innovative companies win or lose based on the speed and effectiveness of their decision practices. The First Round Review article "How This Head of Engineering Boosted Transparency at Instagram" unpacks the compelling story of a leader who took...

What Coinbase And McKinsey Teach Us About Decisions And Digital Transformation

The recent Medium article “How we make decisions at Coinbase” by CEO Brian Armstrong gets a lot right, especially this: Decision-making should be about problem-solving, not politics.

How To Tell When Decisions Need Extra Attention

The lightning pace of change driven by digital transformation means decision making is more important than ever before.

This rapid churn puts more pressure on leaders’ decision practices in many ways:

Three Reasons To Mind The Decision Gap In Your Digital Transformation

We used to expect businesses to last a lifetime, but digital transformation is a mass-extinction event for old corporations and a mass-creation event for new ones. It has changed everything. For instance, consider data from S&P, which predicts ...