Navigating Business Through Turbulent Waters

Posted October 26, 2022 | Leadership | Amplify
Cutter Expert Paul Clermont helps us understand how and why capable, experienced people often make poor choices. He describes familiar pathologies like confirmation bias, groupthink, and the tendency to double down on failing courses of action in which we have invested heavily. Clermont argues that challenging market conditions sometimes exacerbate our tendency to make these types of mistakes, rather than bringing out the best in us. He provides four guidelines for enhanced critical thinking, arguing that leaders need to be more inquisitive, humble, diligent, and skeptical.
About The Author
Paul Clermont
Paul Clermont is a Cutter Expert. He has been a consultant in IT strategy, governance, and management for 40 years and is a founding member of Prometheus Endeavor, an informal group of veteran consultants in that field. His clients have been primarily in the financial and manufacturing industries, as well as the US government. Mr. Clermont takes a clear, practical view of how information technology can transform organizations and what it takes… Read More
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