Up Scope – The Look Around
By Bob Koonce
Managing Risk is certainly something all leaders at all levels must learn how to master. You can create probability versus outcome matrices, Key Performance Indicators, stop light charts, risk registers, Monte Carlo probability analyses, etc. Risk Management can become very complex if you want. But, the most critical skill in risk management, especially for developing leaders, is learning how to identify the risks coming at you in the first place. Otherwise, you have the infamous “unknown unknowns” as Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld so eloquently put it.