Decisions, Decisions

Written by on December 18, 2011 in Business Strategies, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

how do you?I love percentages.

Mostly because I am a baseball fan. A successful manager plays the percentages and makes well informed decisions based on history as expressed in data. The data informs the manager on how to build his lineup for each game, when to have a runner steal a base, which outfielders to challenge on the basepaths, or how to select the right pinch hitter against a given pitcher. Access to reliable data increases the team’s chances of winning games. The manager is ultimately assessed by the organization in terms of wins and losses.

Read my APC editorial about bringing the fun back into the challenge of managing your company.

Scott Burt

Scott Burt is a contractor and freelance writer whose column "From the Field" has appeared in American Painting Contractor magazine ( since 2008. His writing and projects also appear in other print and digital venues. This site is an extension of Scott's publication work, and he encourages readers to leave comments and questions about articles published here. Hope to hear from you!



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