Everyone running an organization, a department, or a team must accept responsibility for also managing less-glamorous duties, such as the implementation of strategy through planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, and problem-solving.
But when your primary focus is just on solving problems, it shapes your attitude toward new ideas and how to put them to work. You want to go beyond pondering a problem to imagining the solution. It’s not just a “can-do” attitude; it’s a “let’s do” attitude. Let’s put our heads together, make a decision, and see if we can make this work.
- Do you focus on solving problems rather than on implementing solutions?
- How can you adopt a “let’s do” approach to getting things done?