The Collaborative Design Process and Decision Engineering

The Collaborative Design Process and Decision Engineering

The intellectual high ground in business decision making is held by a handful of organizations: The Economist Intelligence Unit, Harvard Business Review, McKinsey Global Institute, and Strategy+Business. I think Rich Karlgaard, the publisher of Forbes, is also a...

Decision Coaching 2.0: Balancing advocacy and inquiry

After 40 years of working on strategic decisions in the private and public sectors, I am comfortable making the assertion that advocacy based negotiation is how we make decisions — by default.   This is ironic because we say we want informed decisions based on...

Decision Coaching 2.0: What is a Hybrid strategy?

The late Stephen Covey, author of “7 Habits of Highly Successful People,” wrote one last book, “The 3rd Alternative”  before he died.   In the book Covey makes the case that when faced with virtually any dilemma we can usually  find a 3rd path....