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Overcoming procrastination with

Leadership Uncertainty

Procrastination is one of the biggest risks business leaders face. Putting business decisions off until tomorrow is delaying success and future growth. The best time to act to improve your business performance is now.

Manage out the uncertainty of your business decision making process to make better decisions quicker to improve business performance faster


If you do not make the decision presented to you at least you can say it was not your fault it went tits up! Right? Maybe but your procrastination may be impeding your business performance.

With procrastination you are not managing business risks. You are just delaying the management of risks. Face up to your business risks today!

Many business leaders procrastinate on business risks because they think that risk events will not affect their business or that they have commercial insurance so are adequately protected from business risks. Simply effectively burying head in sand will not change a thing about your business risks. Commercial insurance may provide some money when you really need it however most business risks are uninsured or uninsurable even when you have an insurance policy!

Why procrastination is bad for your business

If you are leading your business and you are a procrastinator you may well miss business growth opportunities. Worse you maybe threatening the survival of your business should a risk event occur and you buried your head in the sand leaving your business unable to cope with the consequences of the risk event materialisation.

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Too often business leaders take comfort in talking about changes to the business but do not like the responsibility or accountability arising from actual actions to change the business. It is easy to talk a good game!

Stop avoiding the tough decisions in business

Initiate the changes necessary to improve your business performance. Accomplish more with your existing business resources and stop making excuses or blaming others! Take action and stop procrastinating. Take the right risks for your business success in future.

Guide To Business Enterprise Risk Management ERM
Risk Appetite and Risk Tolerance

Deferring business decisions frustrates most people in your business. Confident business leaders assess the risks and become action takers proactively putting in place cost effective risk management controls.

Get ahead of your competition before the opportunity for business growth disappears for your business


You may think your procrastination is not damaging your business. Chances are it is in one way or another.

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