Archive for the ‘Perceptions’ Category

“When two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary”

September 10, 2007

“Selecting leaders — avoid at all costs the people who think they know everything. They don’t. But worse than that, they are unlikely to embrace any facts that disagree with their perceptions.”

“When two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary”

Hard Facts by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton

How to solve a problem

September 6, 2007

A problem is the difference
between things as desired
and things as perceived

Seen this way, a problem could be solved either by changing desires or changing perceptions.

Are Your Lights On? by Donald C. Gause and Gerald M. Weinberg