Systematic, Deliberate Thinking is not Easy to Do

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Systematic, Deliberate Thinking is not Easy to Do
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, SIG Leader
Your friend Joe calls you to say a recruiter from another company has unexpectedly called and presented him with a very attractive offer to head up a new department. He almost said yes right away, but he replied "Let me think this over and I'll get back to you."
In the afternoon you meet with Joe during a 15-minute coffee break:
"I'm so excited! This is the job I've dreamed about! But I am going to hurt a few people I'm working with now. How do I break the news to them? Then there's my wife and her job. She'll be happy with my bigger salary but will she want to move? What about the kids? I'm sure they'll be happy when we put them in private school. Selling the house will be a pain but looking for a new one should be fun. I know, we'll make it a family affair! Yah! Wait a minute, I'll have to negotiate a new mortgage. Perhaps I should ask about mortgage loans for employees. If they want me, I'll make that part of the deal. Hmm, maybe not. I need to appear humble, not arrogant.... Read more? Sign up for free
 

 
Use a Short Hat Sequence, possibly two
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, SIG Leader
 

 
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