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1

The picture is never complete. Leaders must be comfortable with this and be able to ____

make decisions promptly, then be ready to adjust those decisions quickly based on evolving situations and new information.

2

Intelligence gathering and research are important, but they must be employed with ____ and must mot impede ____ that is often the difference between victory and defeat.

* realistic expectations
* swift decision making

3

Waiting for the 100% right and certain solution leads to ____

delay, indecision, and an inability to execute.

4

Leaders must be prepared to make and educated guess based on ____

previous experience, knowledge of how the enemy operates, likely outcomes, and what ever intelligence is available in the immediate moment.