150: The Data-Driven Leader | with John Johnson

by Monica Harrison on January 15, 2017

Leaders need data for at least two reasons: 1) so they and their team can make better decisions, and 2) to influence their employees, customers, or others to take action.

In this episode, we discuss how to achieve both objectives better. We learn how to overcome some pitfalls in how we interpret data, so we can be confident about our ability to make data-driven decisions in a smart way. And discuss tips for communicating data in a compelling but honest way to influence people’s decisions and behaviors.

John H. Johnson, PhD is president and CEO of Edgeworth Economics, a professional economist, expert witness, internationally renowned speaker, and author of EVERYDATA: The Misinformation Hidden in the Little Data You Consume Every Day. Dr. Johnson has helped some of the world’s largest companies understand how to interpret data and is known internationally for his ability to explain highly sophisticated concepts in a simple, straightforward manner, helping his audiences become discerning users of data and make better decisions in their professional and personal lives.

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