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The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: Important vs. Urgent

by Julie Kantor November 11, 2015 Follow @JPKantorConsultNovember 11, 2015 The 34th President of the United States is the subject of today’s post—and in reality, an interesting case study in what effective executive leadership, focus, and prioritization looks like when related to productivity measures. A fact: Dwight Eisenhower lived an incredibly productive life, and here’s … Continue reading The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: Important vs. Urgent

Managing In A Matrix: How To Lead When You Lack Authority

Rick LepsingerJune 23, 2015 When General Electric’s leaders pioneered the matrix more than four decades ago, they acknowledged they were setting themselves up for challenges. In fact, the company called them out right in its Organization Planning Bulletin from September, 1976: “We’ve highlighted matrix organization, not because it’s a bandwagon that we want you all … Continue reading Managing In A Matrix: How To Lead When You Lack Authority

3 Leadership Tactics That Almost Never Work Within A Matrix

Rick LepsingerJune 15, 2015 One of the biggest challenges of working in matrix organizations is the lack of a clear hierarchy. Work tends to take place within teams representing various departments or business functions, and each team member is an expert in a particular area. To push your initiative forward, you need the support of … Continue reading 3 Leadership Tactics That Almost Never Work Within A Matrix