The boss has five employees on their team. One employee decides to leave.

How many employees does the boss have left?

 

 

Answer: Five. An employee only decided to leave. They have not actually left yet.

 

Did you get it correct? Great job! Odds are, though, that you subconsciously interchanged decision with action.

 

Decision making is a major component of being a leader in the workplace–but simply making a decision is not enough to spark change and provide value. Leaders must take action on every decision they make and they must hold themselves and other project members accountable for these actions. Leaders who allow decisions to be forgotten will quickly lose confidence from their employees and superiors.

 

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