Here are some important lessons for those of us who use services like YouTube to deliver business content. A friend recently had his YouTube account suspended and can no longer access his “archive” of 900+ clips, many of which are unique business-related videos, created over the past couple of years.
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Risk management: integrity of minor change
Change is a risky business and even small changes can induce disproportionate risk, especially if you cannot reverse the change when a problem appears.
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We may be reasonably good at managing big change and ensure that we have contingency plans to back-out any unsuccessful change, by restoring the status quo ante.
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Life is about making hard choices, not ducking the issues. Groupthink makes it harder for us to choose properly; it is a delusional process that exploits the members of a group and costs organizations dearly.
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You have probably experienced groupthink during meetings and may have fallen into its clutches occasionally; perhaps despite fairly strong feelings or personal READ MORE
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So how do you deal with an ambush?
What do you do when you are in a meeting and someone suddenly springs a ‘surprise’ that has obviously been carefully planned but deliberately concealed from you and your colleagues?
Of course everyone knows when there is a bushwhacker in the meeting room – the dead give-away signs READ MORE
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