Tip #740: Why Numbers Aren’t Enough

On September 24, 2018, Posted by , In management and leadership, By , With Comments Off on Tip #740: Why Numbers Aren’t Enough

“A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.”  Plato

I looked at a request for proposal for leadership training a few days ago and was astounded at the specificity of the topics desired: 3 levels of leadership, 5 C’s of trust, 3 management styles, 8 team essentials, and 5 critical elements of accountability. The training was also to cover other topics, including “praising through GIFT.”

I have to assume that the requestor must have read books that touted these and thought they were great. The problem is that, when I Googled each, either I found several that could fit, nothing that fit, or several claiming more items than specified (8 management styles, 11 team essentials, etc.)

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