5 Ebola Lessons Applicable To Everyday Business, Social Situations

Fortune: Ex-Ebola Czar Ron Klain: 5 management lessons from the Ebola outbreak
Ron Klain, general counsel of Revolution LLC and former U.S. Ebola response coordinator

“In mid-October 2014, when I was asked to serve as the first U.S. Ebola Response Coordinator, America was gripped by Ebola fear. … Here are five key management lessons that helped my team get the epidemic under control. These lessons are applicable to any number of business and social challenges. … Data matters — but only the right data really matters. … Turn the telescope around. … Nothing replaces face-to-face time. … Recognize and respect fear. … Don’t over solve problems…” (2/25).

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