Why 'Good Ideas' Are 'Bad Advice'
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Why 'Good Ideas' Are 'Bad Advice; an idiosyncratic look at the economics of technical expertise and influence, drawing upon the speaker's experiences as an MIT research fellow, executive education lecturer and corporate adviser, this talk explore the behavioral pathologies of providing technical consulting to innovative organizations. The goal of the talk is to share painful - but useful - economic insights into why 'good ideas' usually aren't and how serious consultants revisit both their clients' 'measures of effectiveness' and their own. Attendees may expect to come away with helpful heuristics for avoiding foolish traps as well as credibly exerting expertise-based influence. In addition, the talk will identify simple - but all-too-frequently unasked -questions essential to managing 'engagement risk.'
- IMPACT Speaker Series