When I was about half way through Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow, a meticulous and perturbing dissection of the ease with which our capacity for making judgements can be… well, perturbed, it
Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged
Richard Diamond's advice will help you to steer clear of encounters with the highway patrol, and to fight that speeding ticket when you get one. "The motorist is a source of revenue," says Richard Diamond.
Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to
Bad habits are tough to break as you grow as a leader. As a young leader, I always felt I had to do everything in-house. Every penny mattered, so even if our attempt was half-assed, we were doing it ourselves.
Lukas Novy claims that his Patsafarian faith means he is forced to wear the sieve at all times. It’s not the first time a government has recognized the religion’s sieve-sporting practices August 2, 2013
Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility. “The great enigma for psychologists
Failure can be devastating, but business owners who dust themselves off after a decision gone awry are often better for it. Learning the hard way can lead to better processes, stronger hires and improved
The U.S. markets are doing well this year. Many other asset classes are not. The S&P 500 was up 16.9% at its peak on June 18. Then it dropped 2.9% in the last 10 days of the quarter. This gain in the markets
In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business
What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around
They often don't manage people, but instead coach them to do their best work. Every company is different, but there are some common threads among the best tech leads that I've worked with. Hat tips to
This startup captured $200 million of people’s savings by turning financial advice into an algorithm
Imagine if poring over your finances were as easy as using your favorite app, or smartphone—or any of today’s crisply designed technologies that make life easier, smarter and more efficient. Such is the
A while back I was able to attend a seminar by Dr. John Lund on communication where he gave some amazing advice on how to better communicate with others. His input was simple and easy to follow, yet powerful.