Take decisions that need to be made that pop-up in Slack conversations and add them to your executive's Decision Stream.
Did a colleague email your executive next steps on a project that requires their approval or decision? Add this to Decision Steam so it's not lost in email threads.
Need to change a meeting time? Is your executive double-booked? Offer new dates, times, and other options in Decision Stream.
At the end of the day, schedule a Decision Stream to send a list of things that were to be completed that day to your executive so they can easily select what's done. That way, you know what can be crossed off and what your executive needs to reminded of the following day, or to block time off to complete.
"Instead of having multiple emails or text messages with questions that need a simple answer, I can combine them into a Base Decision Stream and have all the questions and answers in one place."
"[Decision Stream] keeps all of [my executive's] projects in one place...and I can refer back to the list each week to see what hasn’t been followed up on to draw his attention back to those tasks again until he answers."
"Committing to communicating almost exclusively though Decision Stream for questions has been amazing for me on the back end because I have all my answers organized in one place, should I ever need them again."
As we work virtually, we don’t have any opportunity to ‘pop in’ and ask a casual question. We communicate through about 10 different formats, from tags and notes I leave in [my executive’s] inbox to direct texts for the most urgent, time sensitive asks… I’ve spent plenty of time trying to remember where answers live. Decision Stream has been a big game changer.
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