Only The Paranoid Survive

This is one of those book titles that raises eyebrows.  I read it in the early 2000’s. And raised my eyebrows.  In that “oh wow” kind of way. The author of this book, Andrew Grove wasn’t really advocating a state of paranoia.  He was helping readers understand what he called a “Strategic Inflection Point” that occurs when massive change happens and […]

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Decision-Based Agendas

Has this happened to you? You’re participating in a group meeting. You come upon an important topic on the very full meeting agenda labeled “Widget Sales Program.” The meeting leader initiates the conversation with an somewhat impressive introduction and overview. He or she then asks for input. As the input comes from all directions from all the participants–the course of […]

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