Economics Upgrade

Nowadays, data is easy to get, that's not the problem. The problem is which data, for the moment you pin down inputs, the inputs shift.

Today's strategy game is less about deep analysis of economic situations and more about on-going and systematic tactical iteration [...]

Take a Dip

If you want to soar...you first have to go down the hill!" Skiing Wisdom

For the learner, it takes a degree of self-awareness, discipline, and courage to break down a skill. What's often chalked up as an irrational or "resistance to change" is actually...quite rational [...]

Performance Hinges on Mastering Highly Proprietary Information

Certain ways of being a bad leader generalize across situations.  Poor planning - the inability to put together a coherent plan.  Poor awareness - the inability to grasp (or admit) when the plan needs to be changed.  Poor interpersonal skills - doing things to alienate the people needed to carry forward the plans.

Scale up to Performance

A hallmark of the Spotlight Performance program is drilling in re-enacted sales call, service encounters, and client presentation meetings. Routine professional interactions. Why do we need to practice for situations that we handle routinely?

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