5 Things You Should Do Today to Manage Uncertainty in Business
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... is critical in uncertainty. We too often judge people by the outcomes of the decisions instead of on the process that was used to reach them.
However, isn’t it better if people had an unfortunate result and a great process than someone who had a successful outcome but flipped a coin to get there?
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