What Are the Biggest Mistakes That Bosses Make? – Ask Clay Anything

Show Notes

Clay and Dr. Z break down the Wall Street Journal article, “The Biggest Mistakes Bosses Make When Decision Making” while also explaining their own struggles when learning to transition from being technicians to bosses.

The Biggest Mistakes Bosses Make When Making Decisions—and How to Avoid Them

  1. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-biggest-mistakes-bosses-make-when-making-decisionsand-how-to-avoid-them-1540865340
  2. Promoting People to a Level of Incompetence
  3. Trying to Be a Life Coaching without Being a Life Coaching Business
    1. NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “People change seldom.” – Doctor Robert Zoellner
  4. Paying People Too Much
  5. Being Too Firm About Principles That Don’t Matter / Breaking People Instead of Bending Them
  6. Telling People That They Have a Voice When They Don’t
  7. Bosses Who Don’t Know When to Slow Down
  8. Bosses Who Treat Final Decisions As Though They Are Anything But
  9. Bosses Who Use Decision-Making as a Substitute for Action
  10. Failing to Improve as a Leader and to Pursue On-Going Education


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