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The Strategy of Time; Season 7, Episode 5: Leadership on the Ground with Erica Peitler


ABOUT SEASON SEVEN:

In this season, we’re going to be talking about the timing of leadership, which is all about answering the question of when. Time is a precious resource, a nonrenewable resource. So, learning how to use time, leverage it, and turbo charge it, both in our life and in our career, can be a game changer.


DISCUSSION GUIDE FROM TODAY’S EPISODE:

  1. Strategy should lead to wins (new customers, more market share, most followers). It needs to be measured.
  2. A model in four quadrants; Foresight (upper right), Insight (upper left), Hindsight (bottom), Blindsightedness (bottom) = helps visualize the strategy of time.
  3. Leaders, by the way, must live in this upper half of the four quadrants…
  4. Operating with insights and foresight helps you learn WHEN to act, and WHEN NOT to act.
  5. Or, when you be proactive, and when to be reactive.
  6. This model allows you to at lease be in a position to be in the game.
  7. Choosing NOT to act is itself a strategic move. But there is a difference between it not being the right time to act, not knowing you should act, or being too afraid to act.
  8. Planning (both short-term and long-term) are a critical element with strategy (and timing).
  9. The speed of business is much quicker than it used to be, meaning that our strategy around time must be very agile.
  10. Where do you draw the line, and how do you manage, investing time on short-term verses the long-term thinking/planning?
  11. Strategy of Time is similar to sports, and managing the clock. We discuss the parallels…

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ABOUT ERICA PEITLER

Erica is an accomplished leadership performance coach and high-impact facilitator who creates the conditions for change and growth with her clients so that they can take the evolutionary or transformational steps toward achieving their full potential as individual leaders, high-performing teams, and organizations operating at a level of excellence.

Erica was recognized by New Jersey Biz magazine as one of the 50 Best Women in Business in 2013 and in 2014 was elected to sit on the boards of two large, privately held companies. In 2011-2013, she served as the chair of the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy board and is a member of the Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) and the Healthcare Women’s Business Association (HBA). In addition, she has chaired a Vistage private advisory board and facilitated monthly provocative debate and dialogue with 15 to 18 CEOs. EMAIL or call 973.998.8082.


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