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Cut Through the Clutter

The daily avalanche of live and electronic information is a huge challenge for people who don’t have effective tools for cutting it down to the essentials. Ignoring incoming information for the sake of expedience leads to uninformed decisions. Attempting to absorb everything is equally ineffective.

Clear priorities provide a helpful lens to zoom in on what’s most important. Sorting incoming communication, eliminating the "noise," and skillful delegation are powerful tools for those who want to lead more effectively. Developing and using these skills are critical for people determined to increase their own capacity to take on greater challenges and succeed.

David Peck


Leadership Unleashed

San Francisco

The Good Business Issue
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