Manage by Learning to Ski

Ski instructors teach you to put your weight forward on your skis, toward that frightening downhill slope. This makes no sense at first and seems a sure recipe for disaster, yet if you stay with it, you happily discover it works. Indeed, only by doing the opposite of what your instinct says can you control speed, direction and stay upright. By putting your weight forward on your workplace skis, you can mobilize resources, get ducks in a row and take action. Read more here.

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