Spontaneity works well for the well prepared. As a leader you must be prepared to respond. You must be ready to communicate what’s important and demonstrate your values. In certain situations, you must have a chosen predetermined behavior and response.

I was first introduced to the power of predetermined and programmed response in the fighter pilot course of the Israeli Air Force. My air force training was activated when my son was 15 and was about to get his driver’s permit. Knowing the risks of teenage driving, I decided to put in place a predetermined behavior.  Read more here

 

© Aviv Shahar