Inspector Clouseau: Does your dog bite? Hotel Clerk: No. Inspector Clouseau: [bowing down to pet the dog] Nice doggie. [Dog barks and bites Clouseau in the hand] Inspector Clouseau: I thought you said your dog did not bite! Hotel Clerk: That is not my dog.As kids, we all learned the old adage, "when you assume you make an ass out of u and me." Did any of us listen? Apparently not. I don't care if you're a CEO, a Nobel Prize winning physicist, or the president of a sovereign nation, I guarantee you've made terrible decisions – some of them life-changing or even disastrous – based on misinformation, flawed assumptions, and faulty logic.And I'd be willing to bet that's the reason behind more financial bubbles, corporate disasters, personal tragedies, and dumb legislation than any other factor. It's certainly behind all manner of dysfunctional leadership behavior, the dot-com bubble, and maybe even a war or two.Not only that but the Web and social media have made the problem a thousand ti...
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