4 questions to avoid
controversy
Most decisions you make will not involve controversy. However when
you are faced with a decision and that little bell goes off, you need to ask
yourself these questions which all revolve around how your people will
look at your decision.

Question 1:
“How will my decision look on the front page of tomorrow's
newspaper?”

Get in the habit of seeing your decision in headlines. Does the headline
indicate a “good news” story or is it scandalous? In addition to
generating a powerful subject line for letters and email, this headline will
tip you off to potential scandals or problems.

To go to question 2, click here.


This is an excerpt from “Life’s Leadership Lessons” a collection of 53
anecdotal leadership lessons, each with an anecdote and the application
of the topic in your everyday life. It is designed for use in weekly staff
meetings or for personal development.

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