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Difficult Decisions: How leaders make the right call with insight, integrity and empathy

By Eric Pliner

CEO, YSC Consulting

Difficult Decisions: How leaders make the right call with insight, integrity and empathy

Difficult Decisions: How Leaders Make the Right Call with Insight, Integrity, and Empathy has a simple premise at its core: the toughest leadership dilemmas are complex, human and subjective, which require judgment not just more and more data.

By having a deeper understanding of your morality, ethical context and role responsibilities in advance of tough choices, making difficult decisions will be easier when they inevitably arise. In the book Eric offers a simple yet powerful decision-making framework to explore the interrelationship between what is right and wrong, helpful and harmful, and what we think we have to do for our job as leaders. His hope is that the book opens the door for honest, thoughtful discourse around the role of morality and ethics in conversations about leadership and workplace cultures.

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About the author

Eric Pliner is Chief Executive Officer of YSC, a global leadership strategy consultancy headquartered in London. His writing on leadership development, organizational culture, education and training, and strategic diversity and inclusion has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Forbes, and Fast Company. Eric is a member of the Dramatists’ Guild of America and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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