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Situation patterns

Your job will typically fit into one of 3 patterns (roles, functions): Create: Innovate and define strategy, capabilities and solutions. Implement: Translate strategy, capabilities and solutions into reality. Operate: Manage, deliver, perform or support the stuff conceived and deployed by the other … Continue reading

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WIIFM – Why should I master decision management skills?

What’s in it for me?  Why should I expend the effort to master decision management skills?  Here are a few reasons: Career growth: The greater the breadth and depth of decisions that you master, the more valuable you are to any … Continue reading

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Analogies between life and strategy decisions

Once when I was refining a decision pattern for Decision Driven® Strategy, I was populating the strategy Decision Breakdown Structure (DBS).  By a stroke of brilliance (actually an unintended copy error), I seeded the strategy decision pattern with the top … Continue reading

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Decision: Higher Education – My Major

There is increasing pressure on young people to “nail” their choice of a college major.   However, few teenagers have thought enough about the big picture of life to prepare them for this choice. In the Decision Driven® Life pattern, I … Continue reading

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Decision: My Career

The choice of a career is one of the most significant decisions we face in life.  I have framed this decision as “What career field (type of work) should I pursue?” to distinguish it from more specific decisions such as … Continue reading

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