Monthly Archives: September 2012
Why is Philip Morris still in business? Why do some people refuse to board an airplane? Do you play the lottery? Most people are horrible at risk management. Our human brains aren’t wired to handle probability calculations. There’s a ton … Continue reading
In a guest post on I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Cal Newport argues that the conventional wisdom about big accomplishment, which says getting started is the key to success, might be dead wrong. I disagree.
During my professional life as an Industrial Engineer, I’ve considered a number of career moves. This was either because I received an offer, or because I applied for a position. Some, I accepted. Others, I declined. I imagine it’s that … Continue reading