EPISODE 77

Dealing with Fog and Friction when things go sideways

Nov 15, 2020 | Podcast | 0 comments

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Some people call it Fog and Friction. Some people call it a Cluster $&#@. Here’s how to deal with it. 

Some of you might have experienced a crisis that was later described as a “Charlie Foxtrot,” which is an acronym for the sort of situation known for being chaotic, overwhelming, and difficult to manage. Mike and Jim discuss the doctrinal definitions of fog and friction and talk about some coping strategies and training philosophies that will help you deal with these kinds of problems. This is not terribly different than managing stress, but often has to do more with groups than individuals. Listen to learn about ways to communicate and interact with your team and plan for when things get weird. 

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