What Startups Can Learn from General McChrystal about Combining Strategy and Execution
Leadership must first trust that employees understand the organization's context and goals enough to make decisions on their own.
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"The wisest decisions are made by those closest to the problem — regardless of their seniority,”
To get to a point where you trust almost anyone to make decisions on their own because you believe they have the same information and objectives you do.
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