The Clear Impact Decision-Making Process

Clear Impact Consulting Group

Step One: Are you even ready to make a decision?

Photo by Tachina Lee on Unsplash

Step Two: Frame the decision

Photo by pine watt on Unsplash

Most people engage in problem-solving before they are clear on their current reality and desired outcomes. This is like driving your car on a road trip before you know where you are and where you’re going.

Step Three: Self-Awareness

Photo by Laurenz Kleinheider on Unsplash

What do I know about myself that might be coloring or impacting how I’m seeing this situation?

Step Four: Perspective Coordination

Image owned by Clear Impact

Dealing effectively with complex problems requires the ability to effectively integrate diverse and differing perspectives.

Step Five: Decision-Making

Image owned by Clear Impact

In complex situations the goal is to design a workable next step, a safe-fail experiment that at best will lead to significant positive results, and at worst will be unfortunate rather than catastrophic. See this article for more details. This is referred to as Dynamic Steering.

Step Six: Communication

Photo by Quino Al on Unsplash

Who needs to know what I/we just decided?

OK, that’s the Clear Impact Decision-Making Model!

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Clear Impact Consulting Group

Clear Impact Consulting Group

Building individual and organizational capacity through executive coaching, organizational/team effectiveness consulting and leadership development.