The secret to making better decisions – Part 3

“In manufacturing plants, decisions are made carefully and scientifically. But at the top of organizations, decisions—even those in which millions or billions of dollars are at stake—are often made based on politics or personality or a good PowerPoint presentation.” – Dan Heath It’s time to reach out to the people who know your organization best…

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Why managers need to become storytellers (Part 2)

When interviewed by the Harvard Business Review a while ago, the interviewer asked media mogul Peter Guber a very pertinent question: Why does a regional manager at a branch plant need to understand and practice storytelling for business?  Guber certainly has the chops to talk about storytelling. For years, a major studio head in Hollywood,…

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