HOW THE SHIFT SOLVES DISAGREEMENTS
The CEO, two regional presidents, and a guy from finance walked into a bar. Well, actually, they were sitting in an office talking about numbers related to a new federal payment scheme and all the implications it would have for the industry; the bar thing was to get you to continue reading this story, even though it starts out kind of boring.
The CEO said, “I don’t think that number’s right.”
One of the presidents, Cole, disagreed. “Yes it is,” he said, “I’m sure of it,” and gave his reasons for thinking that number was accurate. The finance guy also sided with Cole; the number was right—his team had double-checked it.
The CEO, however, was unconvinced; he was sure the number was significantly ...