Do facts change minds?

Do facts change minds?

Changing other peoples' minds is central to having influence in business, however in his new book Atomic Habits James Clear offers some new insight into this vexing challenge.  He starts by referring to two notable minds which point in the same direction: J.K....
Getting to the So What just got easier

Getting to the So What just got easier

This new book introduces seven most commonly used storyline patterns for business communication How often have you invested significant energy to prepare a piece of communication only to be confronted with this most uncomfortable question from your audience: “So...
One-page board papers: The Impossible Dream

One-page board papers: The Impossible Dream

“Impossible”. That was management's view when the Chair of a major Corporation said they wanted board papers to be one page long with a maximum of 10 supporting “PowerPoint charts”. But it has happened. This Chair is not alone – other...