The Definition of Culture

I had this conversation with a colleague yesterday about culture and it never ceases to amaze me that culture is still difficult to define for most people. He rightly said that in order for a business to be successful, culture has to be consistent. I agree! The problem with this thinking is that if there […]

Paradigm thinking.

For over a hundred years, baseball statisticians looked at the same data for each player, depending on the position. Then in the early 2000s, Billy Beane came along and changed the way baseball statistics were viewed. It began the era of Money Ball, a point in time that continues until today where sabermetrics has become […]

No way this can happen!

Imagine walking into your office one morning at 7:30 when you’re typically the first to arrive. This time, there are four or five colleagues who beat you into the office. One of them bought coffee and another bought bagels and donuts. They’re from different departments and are already working on a project together, getting along […]