Today’s quotes explore the idea that leaders serve as key decision makers in organizations.  Peter Drucker, in his book Managing the Nonprofit Organization (2005), offers the following:

The least effective decision makers are the ones who constantly make decisions. The effective ones make very few. They concentrate on the important ones…

What is the decision about? Very rarely is a decision about what it seems to be about. That’s usually the symptom…

Decisions involve risk taking. And effective decisions take a lot of time and thought.

(pp. 121-122)

What decisions should rise as your primary focus today? Which ones can and should be made by other capable leaders around you?