10 Decision-Making Strategies from History’s “Tipping Points”


How can business leaders learn from the most monumental decisions in history? We will analyze the thought processes behind key historical “tipping points” including Julius Caesar’s decision to cross the Rubicon, Abraham Lincoln’s move to end slavery, and John F. Kennedy’s masterful avoidance of nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis. We will see how these historical “test cases” can guide decision-makers in the business world as they think through everyday challenges and develop their personal strategies for gaining a competitive edge in today’s complex world.