Why a Leader’s First Decision is Often Wrong

I’ve chosen a word at random. Is it more likely that the word starts with a K, or that K is the third letter in the word? If you’re like most people, you’ll say it’s more likely the word starts with a K. However, there are more than twice as many words that have K in the third position than those that start with it. (more…)

What You Learn by Playing Poker

In this post, I interview my friend and colleague Bob Silverstein (organizational crisis and change consultant), who discusses the practical applications of studying and playing No Limit Texas Hold ’em poker. Bob, please tell us about your professional background. I’m a clinical social worker and consultant with over 25 years of experience as a crisis manager, organizational change consultant, employee counselor and executive coach.  Currently I work primarily in a…