Category: Leadership

Understand Incentives and Disincentives


Be careful how you incentivize politicians.

How “Planning Lite” Works


Know your goals first. They will help you decide the how part of the question

What’s The Cost of Disorganization?


The world is ruthlessly fair. Outcomes usually follow a reasonable decision path.

Does Regulatory Control Help or Hurt?


Many regulation offer political favours. Many more cost more than they are worth.

Why Do We Not Make The Most Of Experience?


We repeat the lessons we didn’t learn. Just like high school but with higher stakes.

How Do You Know What You Know?


Meaning and data are not the same thing. Assigning meaning is the important part of the process and it may not be objective.

Banning Guns Is An Occupational Health And Safety Issue


The grey areas make law making difficult. Not all approaches make complete sense.

How Learning Works


We learn best from mistakes. Our own or better yet those of other people.

How Should Empathy Work?


Governments need fear to take power. Don’t help them.

Know What Works and When to Quit


Knowing when to quit and move on is important.

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