The Analyst’s Icy River

December 8th, 2011 § permalink

The world needs people with the talent to paddle their way through the sea of information we’re all drowning in.

The Unfailing Truth of Statistics

December 2nd, 2011 § permalink

Statistics are a wonderful source of misplaced conviction.

Machiavelli’s Proportionality

December 1st, 2011 § permalink

The desire for power is always inversely proportional to the responsibility required to wield it.

A Pundit’s Hope

November 25th, 2011 § permalink

I have to believe that politics matters and isn’t just a complex way to express Cable news allegiances.

The Proportionality Law of Outsourcing

November 22nd, 2011 § permalink

The greater number of words in your job title the less likely it is to be outsourced away.

The Worker’s Single Tear

October 5th, 2011 § permalink

We are a nation of the overspecialized and under-appreciated.

On Context and Congratulation

October 4th, 2011 § permalink

It’s never enough to be great, you have to be great in the right context when people are hungry for your brand of greatness.

The Sage’s Perception

March 1st, 2011 § permalink

Wisdom is being frighteningly good at a couple of things, and competent at hundreds of others.

The 1st Rule of Magic

February 25th, 2011 § permalink

The test of skill is when something seems like second nature to you but magic to everyone else.

The Flawed Cosmology of Expertise

February 23rd, 2011 § permalink

The first rule of expertise is not believing the Sun revolves around the Earth because you saw it on TV.

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