by Gerry Allan | Feb 15, 2023 | Forecasting, Managing
I read last week about the amazing half-million-plus jobs growth in January 2023. What great news! Or perhaps not. Maybe it is little more than an opinion. Or possibly a lie, or even a damned lie, or worst of all – a statistic. What is the difference between these, if any? And why does it matter to us normal folk?
by Gerry Allan | Dec 10, 2020 | Managing
We seem to be in a time where reality is very hard, if not impossible, to see and understand. Situations change rapidly and unpredictably so that the underlying reality – causes, players, results, whatever – is highly fluid. So much so that it may well have become irrelevant for managing a business. Reality is irrelevant?