• Daniel Kahneman Meets Dalai Lama

    What could possibly come from a meeting between an individual who is one of only two psychologists to win the Nobel Prize for Economics and one of the most introspective spiritual (Buddhist) and political (Tibetan) leaders?

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    Daniel Kahneman Meets Dalai Lama
  • Our Wiring Isn’t Getting Any Better?!?!

    With reference to my original blog on business people wiring where I delve into reports that many “continue to believe that engaging in illegal or unethical activity is part and parcel of succeeding” in certain business, let me share some (depressing) comments from a recent book “Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business

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    Our Wiring Isn’t Getting Any Better?!?!
  • Head, Hip and Heart: A Trifecta Approach to Returning

    Today numerous people and corporations promote the fact they are donating money to worthy causes. Don’t get me wrong this is great and there should be more of this charitable mentality but there is a smarter way to give back than just giving money away and results should be more than financial.

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    Head, Hip and Heart: A Trifecta Approach to Returning
  • Paradoxes To Live By

    Is it possible to have too much money?
    Is it possible to be too well known?
    Every (business) person knows neither of those prepositions could be true. But could they?

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    Paradoxes To Live By
  • How Did I Get Here From There?

    Throughout my career I have touched on game theory, behavioral economics and other related areas, all of which I viewed as simply tools of the business trade that I used in a one-off standalone context. Nevertheless, they were intriguing to me and if something intrigues me I have to learn more.

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    How Did I Get Here From There?
  • A Field Guide to Thinking Errors

    I suppose it is possible, after reviewing the list of biases that I have flagged (Part Two of this series, “The Ironic Magnitude of Cognitive Biases”) as most likely (and perhaps) even after my reference in that post to there being about 150 identified cognitive biases, that someone should conclude it’s not that much to worry about.

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    A Field Guide to Thinking Errors
  • The Holistic View of Conducting Business

    Now I’m not suggesting that this is some new idea I came up with. I don’t see this as the start of a new conversation. I am jumping into an existing dialogue with the hope of providing context, structure and experience to expand the dialogue.

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    The Holistic View of Conducting Business

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