Preparing for the Future, Now: How do we operate? Part 2

Preparing for the Future, Now: How do we operate? Part 2

We turbocharge decision making
Everyone makes hundreds of decisions every day. Some are small and fleeting–whether you put cream in your coffee. Other decisions are life-altering. 

At work, let individuals make decisions in relation to their expertise and ability. Empower them. A fair warning though, the worst thing to do is to turbocharge decision-makers who aren’t ready to make that level of a decision. Letting a new intern pitch to your largest client would likely result in a cataclysmic event. Sometimes you will see potential in someone, but it’s not their time yet. If you give them that responsibility too early, they will probably make turbocharged decisions with turbocharged ramifications. 

Reflect: What decisions are you currently making on a regular basis that someone else could be empowered to make?  

We’re now over halfway with our reflections on the traits of future-ready companies. Drop a comment below on what you’ve learned from the series so far! 

Next, we’re learning what is more scarce than capital.

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Rob Hoskins is the President of OneHope. Since taking leadership of OneHope in 2004 he has continued to advance the vision of God’s Word. Every Child. by partnering with local churches to help reach more than 1.7 BILLION children and youth worldwide with a contextualized presentation of God’s Word.

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