The Go Point: When It's Time to Decide--Knowing What to Do and When to Do It
Michael UseemISBN: 1400082986;
The Go Point — the moment of truth when you have to say “yes” or “no” when it’s time to get off the fence. Michael Useem — through dramatic storytelling — shows how to master the art and science of being decisive. He places you smack in the middle of people facing their go point, where actions — or lack of them — determined the fates of individuals, companies, and countries. • Why on earth did Robert E. Lee send General George Pickett on an almost suicidal charge against the Union lines at Gettysburg? • How does the leader of a firefighting crew make life-or-death decisions, directing his people — with little information about weather patterns to guide him—to go up or down the mountain? One direction means safety, the other danger. • You’ve just assumed responsibility for a scandal - wracked corporation, a company teetering on the brink of disaster. What you decide over the course of the next several days will have consequences for thousands of employees and...
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