The Tyranny of the Urgent

As I talk to business leaders – owners of small businesses, leaders of departments, etc. – one common theme emerges. It’s the power of the “NOW!” tasks to derail long-term strategy implementation. This syndrome has several aliases: Tyranny of the Urgent Reactive Thinking Tactical Overwhelm Why-Can’t-Everyone-Just-Leave-Me-Alone-For-One-Second-For-Crying-Out-Loud??? Call it what you will, it boils down to the fact […]