What statisticians can learn from “The Art of Action”

Interview with Stephen Bungay

Stephen is a really interesting person. He is the author of The Art of Action and has a background in consulting and history. Based on this knowledge, he wrote a couple of books about history and leadership.

In terms of leadership, there’s an area that overlooked usually from the business. However, business can learn a lot from this area. I’m talking about the military space as armies were the biggest organizations needing strong leadership for thousands of years.

In this episode, you will take a lot of learnings for your everyday life. Specifically, we also discuss the following:

  • How did the Romans and French organize their military?
  • What can we learn from the military’s way?
  • How to give support and boundaries the right way?
  • How to take action?
  • How to achieve good results?

About Stephen Bungay

He teaches managers about strategy and leadership and consults to a wide range of organisations which include some of the world’s leading companies. He is a member of the London-based Ashridge Strategic Management Centre. The foundation of his practice is some years of consulting experience, almost two thirds of which were spent at Boston Consulting Group, but he has a broad set of interests. He studied modern languages at Oxford, has a doctorate in philosophy, and is also a respected military historian. What makes him unique is the way in which he brings history and business together.

He has written this book entitled “The Art of Action”.

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