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How Do You Make a Good Decision?
Decision making falls under two extremes.
In this backstage interview from Leadercast Live 2018, leadership communicator and author Andy Stanley explains that people can fall under two extremes when it comes to decision making: the second-guessers and those who think they can do no wrong.
“Part of self-leadership is recognizing which way do I tend to lean and then compensating with the right people who have the courage to speak in and who are willing to be honest with us,” he says.
Watch the video to learn more about the extremes of decision making.
Oftentimes, I find the folks who speak into my life. As a fella said to me recently, he said, "Andy, you need to trust your leadership instincts." He just looked. He said, "You don't trust your leadership instincts. You had good leadership instincts. Trust them." And when he said that, I was like, "But what if I make the wrong decision?" So, on the other hand, we all know people who they trust their leadership instincts too much. They don't listen. But leaders who don't listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing helpful to say and the moment a leader is surrounded by people who are afraid to speak in honestly to what's going on, they've just put a lid on their organization and on their personal leadership. So, part of self-leadership is recognizing which way do I tend to lean and then compensating with the right people who have the courage to speak in and who are willing to be honest with us.
Leadership communicator, best-selling author and founding pastor of North Point Ministries Andy Stanley inspires tens of thousands of people. Andy founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995, leading six churches in the Atlan...
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