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in Decision making - 10 Mar, 2017
by Art Murray - no comments

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 Innovation - 20 Mar, 2016
by Art Murray - 2 comments

Did you know that the West Coast Offense began as a mistake? Same goes for the cutter fastball in baseball. Pro sports has lots of great examples of how to turn lemons into lemonade. In his book, “The Score Takes Care of Itself,” late NFL Hall of Fame Coach Bill Walsh recalled how a botched […]

in Communication - 01 Apr, 2015
by Art Murray - no comments

I was leading a workshop on knowledge management for a group of medical doctors from the public health sector. I told them the story of Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy, an eye surgeon who was frustrated over the high cost of manufacturing and surgically implanting intraocular lenses (IOLs) in India. Tens of thousands of people were needlessly […]