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reviewed Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin.... September 17, 2011
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
   I recently caught a TEDx talk by Kathryn Schulz on the reasons why we need to get over our fear of being wrong.  That's an interesting mindset, and usually not one that people readily …
Malcolm Gladwell knows how to tell a story. He captures the little details about people and events that give them meaning and make them interesting, something he used to good advantage in The Tipping …
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
   I am not a particularly violent person. But there were so many places in this book where I wanted to sit the author down, smack her briskly and scream at her "What were you thinking? …
posted a Quick Tip about Making Business Location Decisions. July 25, 2010
Making Business Location Decisions
Location, location, location - it can make or break a business. This is an interesting resource.
posted a Quick Tip about Blink: The Power of Thinking Without .... July 23, 2010
Malcom Gladwell gives you a new perspective on every day things. Fads, tv shows, etc. Stuff you would have enjoyed learning in high school.
posted a Quick Tip about Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Fo.... July 21, 2010
Good things to keep in mind for business world. Interesting read.
posted a Quick Tip about Blink: The Power of Thinking Without .... June 24, 2010
Rethinking how we think about things
posted a Quick Tip about Blink: The Power of Thinking Without .... June 16, 2010
This is great!
posted a Quick Tip about Blink: The Power of Thinking Without .... June 14, 2010
'blink' thinking: using already established systems of reaction (specific firing patterns) in application to different problems. 'original' thinking: modifying said systems to apply new permutations to …
posted a Quick Tip about Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Fo.... June 12, 2010
Lots of fun- dense, but worth the effort
posted a Quick Tip about Blink: The Power of Thinking Without .... June 10, 2010
Good Book, Great Story, Interesting, catchy, gets you involved every chapter
What to do When You Can't Decide: Useful Tools for
From the title of this book you may have a notion that this book teaches you to find intuitive guidance. Once you begin to read it you will quickly discover that this book focuses on a specific, methodical …
Smart Choices: A Practical Guide to Making Better
There are a lot of books about decision making and problem solving, and the vast majority of them are mediocre. There are a number of decent, readable accounts that give some simple tips and teach you …
Think Better: An Innovator's Guide to Productive
We have all had to learn creative financing to get along in the new millennium, so it's about time someone came along with a creative thinking strategy that works. And Tim Hurson has done just that in …
In Blink, Malcom Gladwell discusses human instinct and gut reactions, postulating that people's subconscious snap judgments can be incredibly spot-on, even more so than carefully-considered, researched …
reviewed The Art of Choosing. May 21, 2010
The Art of Choosing
As with other reviewers in this star-category, I wanted to like this book more than I did.    For me, as a bit of a neophyte to social sciences, the first half of the book was excellent, …
posted a Quick Tip about Blink: The Power of Thinking Without .... May 19, 2010
Interesting view on how we see things in modern culture.
reviewed "Yes" or "No": The Guide to Better De.... January 23, 2010
Some of the best advice is the simplest, yet our human frailties often make it the most difficult to recognize and follow. When confronting a decision, the most important thing to do is to make sure that …
reviewed The Art of Choosing. January 15, 2010
The Art of Choosing
I ordered The Art of Choosing because it came off as a self-help book. I was hoping it would give me some insights into how and why I make the choices I do and thereby help me make better choices. In …
Many decisions that we make in our daily lives seem quite irrational when analyzed dispassionately and coolly in terms of whether those decisions make any economic sense or are they beneficial to us in …
reviewed hunch.com. August 06, 2009
Being a single man has it's ups and downs.  I am left to making my own decisions that are never second guessed by a woman.   (You can decide it this is an up or down)        …
Did you ever stop to think why your behavior can be so doggone irrational at times? Perhaps you are someone who walks into a fast food joint and orders a bacon double-cheeseburger, large fries and a Diet …
reviewed Thinking in Systems: A Primer. April 27, 2009
Thinking in Systems: A Primer
There cannot be a simpler and easier way to clarify the systems thinking approach to deal with the complex processes and problems in this dynamic world, than this primer. At any point in the space-time …
reviewed Problem Solving 101: A Simple Book Fo.... March 14, 2009
Problem Solving 101
What started out as a book written for Japanese children became a bestseller, read and followed by so many adults that it became Japan's #1 business book. Why? Because it offers easy to understand viable …
reviewed Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Fo.... March 14, 2009
This is an enjoyable introduction by one of the leading experts in the field of behavioral economics, one who's conducted many of the most well-known experiments. It covers those experiments with humor …
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