Insights from Alchemy

Insights from the book Alchemy by Rory Sutherland. Hat tips to big thinkers Tom Morgan and Jim OShaughnessy.

Predicting the Future

Predicting the future. Overview of articles discussing big macro changes from Daniel Jeffries and Howard Marks

Who is Believable?

Cedric Chin and Ray Dalio on believability. Why many business books and Ted Talks are full of B.S.

Crazy Leadership Wisdom. Complexity

Wally Bock on leadership wisdom that drives him crazy. Cedric Chin on complex adaptive systems.

Remote Work. Gartner Technology Trends

Articles from The Economist on remote work and the reluctance of employees to return to the office. Critique of Gartner’s technology trends

Business Lessons from a Champion Bodybuilder

Business lessons from competitive bodybuilding: Setting a BHAG, Core vs Non-Core Activities, Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

After Hours Communication. Deming Misquotes

Rules for after-hours communication with employees. Create your own “user manual”. Deming misquotes


If you’re not saying HELL YEAH about an opportunity, say NO

Annual Strategic Review

A proven process to run your annual strategic planning meeting and create a winning strategy that will set you up for future success in your industry

How to be Great At Work

Adopt these 7 “work smart” practices which have been shown in the research to be the key drivers of performance