"The art and science of prediction"

Nate Silver is the man who predicted the result in every state in the 2012 US election, projecting him to instant stardom amongst political pundits.

Published in Comment & reviews
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 21:57

Functional Boards

Instituting a functional Board at the head of a company is not rocket science, even if it seems much more complicated than that.

Published in Guidance
Monday, 15 October 2012 13:50

Dysfunctional Boards

What are the typical symptoms of dysfunctional boards?

All company boards are dysfunctional in some way or another, and all need to be awake to the risks they themselves present to the proper functioning of their businesses. Physician, thou canst not cure thyself 'til diagnosed.

This article is intended to help diagnosis.

Published in Guidance
Monday, 05 March 2012 21:48

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Every now and again a book comes along which stops you in your tracks.  You catch yourself thinking about its ideas at odd moments.  After a while you realise that it has changed your way of thinking - perhaps not radically, but changed all the same.  Three books have done this to me recently. One of them is Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast And Slow 1.

Published in Comment & reviews