Mary B. Lipitt
Brilliant or Blunder Action Guide offers an effective, practical and tested approach to deciphering opportunities concealed within complexity and uncertainty. This book provides creative tools to boost systems thinking, enhance smart decision making, and resolve tough problems. In a challenging world, leaders need a systems approach to uncover new patterns and expose fresh possibilities that will deliver results. This volume is for those who strive for excellence while wrestling with uncertainties, who want to leverage new insights, and who seek to successfully and permanently resolve thorny situations.Extraordinary results are rooted in agile thinking, careful analysis, and creative insights. Organizations thrive when they capture opportunities, mitigate risk and align support. The first six chapters contain exercises to improve your mastery of the six Success Mindsets presented in Brilliant or Blunder: 6 Ways Leaders Navigate Uncertainty, Opportunity, and Complexity. The final chapter explores how to use Success Mindsets to influence up the chain of command, manage disagreements and conflict, and enhance team effectiveness. This guide's tools and processes fuel new perspectives, critical and strategic thinking, creative initiatives, implementation of change, risk reduction, and the ability to influence decisions and action.