Dr. Carl Spetzler, CEO, Strategic Decision Group
Podcast Episode 19: Making Better Decisions with Dr. Carl Spetzler, CEO of Strategic Decision Group: Decisions, decisions, decisions. When leading, particularly in the midst of crisis, your decisions are often how you are judged. You rarely have all of the information or time you’d like. Yet, when “you’re it,” you must decide. Given the importance of the ability to make decisions is to effectiveness when leading, it is odd that so few people are formally trained in the art and science of making the best possible decision in whatever circumstances you happen to find yourself.
Your Leader ReadyCast Host: Eric J. McNulty is the Associate Director of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative. He researches, writes about, and teaches leadership, crisis leadership, conflict resolution, and negotiation in graduate and executive education at Harvard and other institutions. He is a regular speaker at conferences and corporate events. McNulty is co-author of You’re It: Crisis, Change and How to Lead When it Matters Most, Renegotiating Healthcare: Resolving Conflict to Build Collaboration, and author of numerous articles. He is a contributing editor to strategy+business magazine and past contributing editor at Harvard Business Publishing. McNulty holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.A. in Leadership from Lesley University.