Taking Risks – and Making Them Pay Off

Lee Coulter

What’s a major risk that you’ve taken as a leader…and how did things turn out? I have taken many tens, perhaps even hundreds of major risks as a leader. In many ways, leadership is risk taking. Decisions that don’t carry risk don’t really require leadership. This kind of relates back to last issue’s dialog about decision-making. Leaders are there to establish a vision for the future and inspire others to it. By its very nature, a vision is risky. I mean,...
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