(N)ex(t)pert – Why We Keep Searching For The Next Expert

“In long-term political strategic forecasting, it’s been shown that experts are just not better than a dice-throwing monkey.” — Daniel Kahneman After predicting the election results in 49 of the 50 states correctly back in 2008, Nate Silver became the go to expert. A position that was cemented in 2012 when he correctly predicted the results in 50 […]

The Write-In Candidate – Anything That’s Not On The Menu?

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.” — Robert Byrne As with so many other “great ideas”, this one came to me on the toilet. In about 48 hours we will, if everything goes according to plan, know who’s moving into the White House on January 20th. However, more than half of the […]

Extrospection Sucks – 4 Steps To Yield Better Results

“It is wise to direct your anger towards problems — not people; to focus your energies on answers — not excuses.” — William Arthur Ward On a planet with 7 billion people there’s bound to be times when someone is going to piss you off. They’re either going to say or do something stupid or hurtful, and you’re going to ignore it, […]