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The Lesson of John Boyd for Decision Makers
Jaap de Jonge, Management Consultant, Netherlands
You can use the "OODA Loop" of fighter pilot John Boyd for various kinds of decision-making in different situations and circumstances, including non-military, corporate, departmental, and team environments. And in your personal life too... THE ESSENCE OF OODA ❗You must Observe (get information) and Orient (analyze, think) before you Decide and Act. Even when you're under a lot of time pressure. Try to perform this 'loop' faster than your competitors. WHY THAT MATTERS NOW On one hand, the time we have to make operational, tactical and even strategic decisions has decreased in the current internet era. On the other hand, this also means that the value of having done some proper research, smart thinking and having a sound strategy before you act has become even bigger than before. A paradox. A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE Even if you need to act fast, that does not mean you have to act immediately! Moreover, you can have an advantage if your competitors are forced into mak (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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