Monthly Archives: November 2010

The role of luck, chance or randomness

You may be familiar with an author – Nassim Taleb – he wrote a book called “The Black Swan” and also a book called “Fooled by Randomness“. In both books he looks at events from a viewpoint of predictability or … Continue reading

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Why would treating staff badly be a good leadership strategy?

In trying to solve problems it is sometimes useful to flip them around and look from the other direction. This might mean starting from the last step, which is useful in showing what needs to remain, or taking the opposite … Continue reading

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Why are so many things broken?

A very funny perpsective on what has gone wrong in the design of so many things from the website and Seth Godin. Seth Godin gives a tour of things poorly designed, the 7 reasons why they are that … Continue reading

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