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The Pareto Principle and Micromanagement

Posted on 18th April 2017

One of my previous employers was a big fan of the Pareto Principle.  Whenever a task landed on my desk

Sometimes you just need a pie

Posted on 30th March 2016

Take a look at this picture.  What’s the first thing that you do?  Maybe you try answering the question or

Tinkering with the odds

Posted on 11th March 2016

There was a story in the news today about someone who had collected £72,000 from the bookies after cashing in

Is the SCR scenario a 1 in 200 event?

Posted on 11th March 2016

Everybody involved in risk measurement knows what a 1 in 200 event is, don’t they?  It’s such a fundamental concept,

Sample sizes and pointless graphs

Posted on 11th March 2016

I had a dream last night. I was sitting in the pub at lunchtime having a beer with that clever