In honor of April Fool’s Day
One of (the many) things I was foolish about.
I used to believe that if you had a room full of reasonable people in a company, and you all had the same information, you would all draw the same conclusion about what actions or steps to take. That the same or relatively similar outcome would be self-evident to that group of reasonable people.
I championed that belief, insisted on its obviousness. I coached my managers in it. “Make sure you get all the information into the hands of your stakeholders,” I would tell them. Once they…