Appendix . Conclusion, What Conclusion?

 

There are moments when everything goes well, but don’t be frightened.

 
 --Jules Renard

After hearing about “permanent whitewater” in one of Greg’s programs, one executive took the metaphor to heart, as noted in Chapter 5, “Personal Flotation: You are Responsible for Your Own Security.” He decided to find a way to keep the idea front and center when he returned to his office. On a huge, multiple-panel flat screen TV in his company lobby, he played a continuous loop of an image of whitewater rafting. Some companies might have peaceful, bubbling New Age fountains. Not this one. He didn’t want anyone in his organization to forget where they were. He didn’t want them to be fooled by the serenity ...

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