Monthly Archives: May 2011

So Are You Smarter Than A Rat…

Guess the first thing we need to do is understand what “smart” is before we can answer the question as I’m sure we’ve all watched a segment or two of Jeff Foxworthy’s game show “So You Think Your Smarter Than … Continue reading

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A Few “Random” Thoughts…

Today I happened to be thinking back to the discussions a colleague and I use to have about twenty years ago, as he was a fan of the “Random Walk Theory” where the markets are believed to change in value … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Octopus…

When you think of the “King of the Sea”, the first image surely to pop into your mind is Charley the Tuna and “Chicken of the Sea ™” tuna that’s of course unless your Jessica Simpson, however we will save … Continue reading

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The Question…

Ok, so let’s recap as yesterday found you standing in the open mid day desert sun with no water or food and you been traveling on foot for a little over a day.  Your home work assignment was to answer … Continue reading

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What Is It That You…

For the past sixteen or so years I’ve been conducting a leadership experiment if you will even to the point were in the early days of the internet had posted the questionnaire for all comers to answer.  It’s been a … Continue reading

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Distribution is the Name of the Game…

Yesterday we looked at the concept of the “game” and that each game has a “winner” and “loser” and the fact is binary because the game is only viewed with the context of that specific transaction.  So if we look … Continue reading

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Game On…

So when is it that we are “playing a game”, and why is it important to understand this moment you wonder.  As in this context, we aren’t speaking of video or board games, as these are the games we play in ever … Continue reading

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So Who Needs a Jumbotron…

A recent article out of the MIT Media Lab caught my attention as it was for a “Junkyard Jumbotron”, what is a “Jumbotron” you ask?  Do you remember seeing where in the old days before projectors and big screen TV’s … Continue reading

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Morphological Problem Solving…

One of the key aspects of our daily life is the necessity to solve problems, whether simple or complex the everyday world is chock full of them and we all make our lively hood from finding answers.  Be-it the doctor … Continue reading

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How Many Times Do We Have to Rehash Why Successful People are Successful…

The American populous has this repeated love affair with the concept of why successful people are successful.  In fact one could also say that this is only second to “fad diet books” in the priority of pop culture books which are … Continue reading

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