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Book Report: The HEAD Game

“The key message of this book is about how to manage tough decisions and piles of data by applying a few consistent guiding principles. The short version is simple: there is a better way to sort through life’s questions than

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Posted in Books, Everything, Leadership, Management

Using the Charity Proposition to Improve Analysis

“Listen to them, without reference to your own views, for elements of their analytic position that make sense to you. Is it possible that every single thing they say – those who oppose you – is wrong? Or are there

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Posted in Leadership, Management

Book Report: The Numbers Game

“It is easy…to think of soccer as a game of superstars. They provide the glamour, the genius, the moments of inspiration. They sell the shirts and fill the seats. But they do not decide who wins games and who wins

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Posted in Books, Management, Math and Science, Soccer, Sports

Lessons in data-driven public relations

Yesterday¬†I attended a Communitech session within the PR & Communications P2P group; Dan Deeth, a friend and colleague of mine, shared his insight into data-driven public relations. And Dan knows a thing or two about the subject: he’s a regular

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Posted in Marketing

Book Report: The Big Short

“The line between gambling and investing is artificial and thin.¬† The soundest investment has the defining trait of a bet (you losing all of your money in hopes of making a bit more), and the wildest speculation has the salient

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Posted in Books, Finance

Big Data! Metrics! Analytics!…a cautionary tale from the world of baseball

“In the information age, things that are precisely measured are rewarded disproportionally relative to impact.” – Theo Epstein, President of the Chicago Cubs I work in telecommunications, and one of the major developments of recent years is “big data” (if

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Posted in Everything, Leadership, Management, Sports

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