Evidence Based Leadership – an Oxymoron??

When things are changing around us and uncertainty has the stage by the time we have evidence, it’s already happened. When does a reliance on data and evidence become a cop out? Very few of us would deny the value and power of data in advancing science, or the power of science to increase ourContinue reading “Evidence Based Leadership – an Oxymoron??”

Timing

A master of uncertainty was John Boyd, a Lt.Col in the US air Force, and the greatest strategist few people have heard of. A maverick Genius. Fighter pilot, engineer, philosopher, physicist. He had a way of thinking about things, the OODA loop.  Observation, Orientation, Decision, Action. And repeat. Faster than the speed of change you’reContinue reading “Timing”

Puzzles and Mysteries.

I was educated to solve puzzles. That with enough expertise, evidence and tools, Economics was a puzzle to be solved if I tried hard enough. It took me a while to work out that the problem was that somebody was fixing the rules. It was relatively easy to solve the problems that were set, butContinue reading “Puzzles and Mysteries.”