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Playing the urgency card

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Urgency may be the most overused word in the modern management lexicon. Too many managers make all issues urgent, thereby watering down the impetus for action.

Instilling a proper sense of urgency involves a hands-on approach from senior management.

In this video, I offer insights into how executives can instill a proper sense of urgency without burning out their people.

Senior leaders today need to take that advice to heart. Act with urgency when it matters, but create a system where problems can be solved before they become urgent.