Flashcards in Chapter 7: Prioritize and Execute Deck (13)
A leader must remain calm and ____
make the best decision possible.
Seals verbalize prioritize and execute with this direction:
Relax, look around, make a call
Even the most competent leaders can be overwhelmed if they ____
try to tackle multiple problems or a number of tasks simultaneously.
If a team tries to handle multiple problems simultaneously , the team will likely ____
fail at each of the tasks.
Leaders must determine the ____ and _____.
* highest priority
A particularly effective means to help prioritize and execute under pressure is to ____
stay at least a step or two ahead of real time problems.
Through careful contingency planning, a leader can anticipate ____
likely challenges that could arise during execution and map out an effective response to those challenges before they happen.
If the team has been briefed and understands what actions to take through such likely contingencies, the team can ____
then rapidly execute when those problems arise, even without specific direction from leaders.
It is crucial, particularly for leaders at the top of the organization, to pull themselves off the firing line, step back, and ____
maintain the strategic picture.
With an stepped back, strategic picture perspective, it becomes far easier to determine the ____
highest priority effort and focus all energies toward its execution.
Teams must be careful to avoid ____
target fixation on a single issue.
The team must maintain the ability to quickly ____ and rapidly adapt to a constantly changing battlefield.
* re-prioritize efforts