Think back to the first time you were empowered to make a business decision. What was the situation? Did you feel prepared? Did you receive praise and reinforcement for your decision that inspired you to engage more, critical feedback on your decision that moved you to silence, or a thoughtful review of the positive and consequential impacts of your decision that educated you and encouraged you to think differently next time?
As leaders, one of our biggest responsibilities is developing our people and their knowledge of the business from both a micro and macro perspective so that they are able to evaluate risks and opportunities and make decisions quickly that are organizationally focused.
10 Questions on Business Acumen:
- How do we make money as a business?
- How does the business operate from end to end?
- Who is our competition?
Click below to request the complete list of questions that will help you evaluate the business acumen of your employees, so that you can begin to develop and deliver meaningful content and communication geared to enhancing business acumen.