Staying out of the weeds and in the strategy

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Heather Wendt
Heather Wendt HLAdmin, Member Posts: 320 Gain Grow Retain Staff
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We have all been there…suddenly you look up and take a moment only to realize you have been operating too far down in the weeds. What are some of the techniques you are using to prevent this?

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  • Chad Horenfeldt
    Chad Horenfeldt Member Posts: 58 Expert
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    ChatGPT can be very helpful here. Plugin the details of your company and team size and have it ask you questions on what you should be considering based on your role. This can help ground you and pull you out of the weeds. You can also ask the question: If someone was hired to replace you, what is the first thing they would do?

    In addition, ask other functional leaders for input.

  • Doug Havlik
    Doug Havlik Member, CS Leader Posts: 28 Expert
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    Pick a specific aspect of your strategy and block out the first hour of your day every day to execute in that area.

  • Ed Powers
    Ed Powers Member Posts: 186 Expert
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    Ask "why?"

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