Knowing the Difference Between Perspective and Truth

To lead effectively in business, a person must see the reality of a situation clearly and base important decisions on verifiable facts. Yet, as Marcus Aurelius once said “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the Truth.” How can we be sure the knowledge we base our decisions on is accurate? What steps do you take to make sure you are leading your organization with error-free information? What signs indicate you are seeing a situation clearly, and not through your own veil of opinion or emotion? By Philip Miller