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Surgeon Gawande tells a ripping yarn about a potentially dry subject. Today’s professionals have an almost impossible task to manage complexity. Gawande outlines the history, logic, benefits and challenges of creating and using checklists in a complex professional environment.
Australian retailers are now subject to a “Perfect Storm” of a changed environment and context. They need to get their heads around the new reality fast.
Massive land speculation, dramatic growth in margin lending, promotion of exotic investment structures by “trusted” investment bankers, promotion of tech stocks that reaches rampant levels. Sound familiar? Legendary economist J.K.Galbraith tells a ripping yarn with timeless lessons.
Maybe you can be more successful by making a small adjustment or simply stopping counter-productive behavior. In this book Leadership expert Goldsmith explains this logic and more. He has a seven step process to make eliminate your bad habits.
Just because you have not seen a black swan, does not mean there are no black swans. Unlikely, incomprehensible events seem impossible until they happen. Once they have happened, in retrospect they are explainable and can even be seen as almost inevitable.