planning

The Long Game

January 13, 2011

To follow up on yesterday’s post about pushy parents, one key problem with the micro-managing is that parents make many important micro-level decisions about their children’s future and that doesn’t make much sense in a changing world. One example of this was a relative of mine who, over 40 years ago, got a Ph. D. […]

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Unknown Unknowns

January 7, 2011

Jurgen Appelo’s take on unknown unknowns needs a little more work: It is important to understand that the unknown always depends on the observer. Some people already knew about black swans, but that didn’t make them any less surprising to those who had never seen them. My fellow board members already knew they wanted to leave […]

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