The hope is that you're in an environment that doesn't require the qualifier before the question. Challenging decisions and asking questions to bolster contingency plans is always acceptable in my book.

Also, I'd add "Drive the action items and hold those who take them accountable." Too often we see action items doled out with no one keeping track of who is doing what, when it will be done, then following up the next time around.

Overall solid thoughts Jake!

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John Hartley

John Hartley

Engineering leader with a passion for building and growing teams. Writing mostly about leadership and management in the tech industry. Mentor @ Plato.