Archive for May, 2006

Hard facts in hard times

Saturday, May 20th, 2006

I recently wrote an article that featured the book Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense, by two Stanford business professors, Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton. This is a book about management, which argues that business decisions should be based on evidence, and goes on to lay out some of the principles and practices [...]

Time for a little reflection

Friday, May 12th, 2006

I find it helpful from time to time to step back, take a lingering look at where I am and what I’m doing, then remind myself of what really matters in life. Perhaps I’m more introspective than most, but I believe the world would benefit from a bit more self-evaluation, both by individuals and by [...]