Thursday, May 21, 2020

“You don’t have to believe in coincidences because they happen every day. The trick is to be able to discern when something is more than coincidence.”
– Glenn Jones, Introduction to Intelligence Analysis –

Within the military, the role of intelligence analysts is to “tell truth to power regardless of consequences,” whereas in business, analysts often serve “decision-makers for their quest to achieve a competitive advantage in the market.” Benjamin Gilad frames these two approaches as “truth-to-power versus agenda-compliant.” To learn more, including Mr. Gilad’s thoughts on the three most important factors behind the impact of intelligence in business, Click here for the article When the Consumer of Intelligence is a CEO, Does it Matter? Then ask yourself whether you’re gathering intelligence in search of perspective or seeking to validate your existing perspective by gathering intelligence.

Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be strong. Lead well.