BBC Friday 21 June 2019 – “Decision Making With Difficult Partners,” Craig Clermont

Join us this  BBC Friday for a special presentation: “How To Improve Decision Making for Families And Partnerships Part 2: Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders” – by BBC Regular Craig Clermont, and  Bookish MediaCraig has studied the topic of decision making in organizations since 2006 and looks forward to sharing powerful best practices that are well suited for families and small business partnerships to make better decisions and improve their implementation success rates.

Better Deciding is a decision training and facilitation firm that uniquely helps organizations educate front-line, managers and executives to make better decisions, with a curriculum based upon a consistent set of principles for all three levels; principles they can refer back to as they progress through their careers from front-line to managers to C-suite leaders. Decision facilitation helps families, partnerships or organizations effectively navigate big choices.

Founder Craig Clermont has studied Decision Theory and Systems since 2006, when the landmark HBR issue “Decision Making: Better, Faster, Smarter” was released ( Follow and connect with Craig on:,,

NOTE: This BBC Friday’s discussion will also be presented in an expanded version next Tuesday, 25 June. ACCELERATE KITSAP Tuesday@Noon (June 25th) brings you “Team Decision Making – Dealing with Challenging Stakeholders.” As always, this Tues@Noon event is open to the public and hosted at OfficeXpats. Please go to (bottom of home page) to register for this event. 

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space … and another delicious cup of BBC!

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

BBC@OfficeXpats – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion  
7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – Decision Making With Difficult Partners, Craig Clermont
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

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K. D. Kragen is a philosopher, writer, teacher, editor, husband, father and grandfather. A third generation San Franciscan, Vietnam era vet U.S. Coast Guard (1973-1977), married to Janet L. Kragen for 32 years (1977-present), K. D. is a published novelist ("The KillWare Chronicles" and "Plagueman"); he has taught logic and lectured in philosophy of art at various college and local art schools (Northwest College of Art, Trumeau College of the Arts). Presently he teaches senior citizens basic computer skills (to be able to keep in touch with children and grandchildren), does general computer maintenance, MS and Linux OS, manages a small publishing house, Scandia Patch Press, and edits and ghosts the writings of other local authors. KaveDragen Ink LLC Clean, sparkling copy is often the first impression you make on prospective clientele. Every company needs: One, the Visionary, company owner, manager. That's you! You are the market expert. You know your products and services better than anyone else. Two, the Copy-editor, the wordsmith. That's me. I supply the polish and clarity of communication needed to grab your client from the very first line.