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Discounted Cash Flow and Decision Modelling Course

My friend and colleague, Dave Holland is part of a team presenting this course in South Africa in August 2015. I highly recommend it if you have interest in the subject. It is designed to provide equity analysts as well … Continue reading

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WEF Davos 2013 Summary

As the world’s most expensive group skiing trip comes to an end, I offer you a brief wrap-up. It has been the most positive Davos meeting in a number of years which was refreshing. With a cautionary note from a … Continue reading

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Visualisation in action: Gong Szeto

Here is a GBN interview with Gong Szeto.  Hard to describe what he really is … architect? artist? problem solver? data miner? … Best said he seems to be brilliant at understanding complexity with blackboard and chalk. Drawing pictures and … Continue reading

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Shut up and listen!

Here is a useful article from a great blog called Rethinking Complexity, out of Saybrook University. It challenges you to put aside preconceptions and really listen – even when what you are hearing goes against your fundamental beliefs. It does … Continue reading

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Behavioral science and decision making

As I am reading Kahneman’s latest book, “Thinking Fast and Slow” (which is brilliant), I have come across a few articles on decision making and behavioral science in which I believe you (my readers and clients) will have an interest. … Continue reading

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How do you measure success and your life?

Priorities, metrics and values. In decisions and in life!  The World Economic Forum is over and it appropriately included a degree of soul-searching and even an admittance that mistakes had been made. This has been a good lead-in to my deliberations as I … Continue reading

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Surviving and thriving in the global economic crisis

Leadership and strategic decision-making in the global economic crisis The global economic crisis is impacting on almost every organisation in one form or other. From a decision making perspective, there are two broad ways in which we are impacted We … Continue reading

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Creativity. Innovation. Disruption.

Think Differently We all have the capability to be  creative. Here is an HBR blog article that comments on the book The Innovators DNA It discusses how we all have the ability to be creative … to “connect the unconnected”. It … Continue reading

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Sexperience 1000 – the power of data visualisation

Data visualisation – demonstration of how well it can work. In 2011, Channel 4 in the UK had a survey conducted asking 1000 Britons about their sexual preferences. The study output was put into a fascinating interactive chart allowing the … Continue reading

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Decision Professionals Global Think Tank

This is the first draft of the suggested objectives and process behind the decision professionals global think tank. The Decision Professional Global Think Tank We are presently recruiting selected members for this think tank. If you stumble across this link … Continue reading

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