Decision making
in Business - 04 Jan, 2018
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“I learned that everything that was going on…had happened before, and that logical cause-effect relationships made those developments inevitable. My failure to anticipate this, I realized, was due to my being surprised by something that hadn’t happened in my lifetime, though it had happened many times before. The message that reality was conveying to me was […]

in Decision making - 10 Mar, 2017
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Here’s another great lessons-learned story from the late NFL coach Bill Walsh’s book “The Score Takes Care of Itself…” When it comes to drafting players, NFL coaches and scouts can be pretty obsessed with numbers. For prospects at the wide receiver position, a favorite metric is the player’s time in the 40-yard dash. It makes […]

in Decision making - 03 Apr, 2016
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Billionaire Richard Branson is known for his “Screw it, let’s do it” attitude. Notable successes include Virgin Records and Virgin Atlantic. Notable flops using the same approach include Virgin Cola and Virgin Bride. In his book The Virgin Way, Branson relates how he’s learned to temper his snap judgment with what he calls “orchestrated procrastination.” […]