Courtesy of Flickr. By Al S

No Gold Medals for “Black Swan” Criers?

It’s extremely unfashionable to be the “Black Swan” crier in your organization, or the person who warns line of business managers about the heavy impact of extreme but unlikely events. In fact just the opposite is the norm, where plenty of company executives get rewarded in career growth and compensation for ignoring risks, or sweeping them under the rug for others to tackle down the road. It’s time to listen—really listen—to what Black Swan criers in your own company are saying.