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How to Thrive in Chaos

John F. Kennedy once remarked, Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. H. William Dettmer used this quote in an interesting way – commenting, “In business, successes are usually trumpeted, while failures are normally buried in obscurity. Consequently, it may be difficult to find practitioners willing to advertise that we failed to achieve positive results with – insert name of your chosen methodology of the month.” Dettmer used this to point out how we blindly use popular management tools and techniques in problem-solving. The problem is that…

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