Numbers are Killing Your Business

In one of the conferences I heard the speaker say 'speak in numbers because people love numbers' - I couldn't disagree more.

1 million people die of AIDS. My mind says, "And…?"

Mike, your neighbor died of AIDS. My mind says, "Shit dude! I better learn more.

Numbers suck, big time. People are not numbers; numbers are not relations or emotions.

Emotions and Relations is all that matters be it your stakeholder or your customer or the kid next door.

Talk in context, let numbers be in files - where they belong.

Be human.

Photo by Pink Sherbet Photography

You are reading a post that I wrote a long time back—at least 14 years ago. Take it with a bag of salt.

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