Archive:  2021

27
Jul
2021
The Monty Hall Problem
July 27th, 2021 |
I take on explaining the correct answer to the classic Monty Hall problem, to highlight to importance of clear explanations in improving employee engagement. No formulas or decision trees, I promise.
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09
Jul
2021
Hire Slow, Fire Fast
July 9th, 2021 |
Hire slow, fire fast is a slogan that can seem like good recruiting advice, but is actually wrong on both counts. That's likely because it was never intended for recruiting in the first place, paradoxically. Here I suggest a better approach.
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14
Jun
2021
Women in STEM - 'Picture a Scientist
June 14th, 2021 |
Why do fewer women than men pursue careers in STEM? The recent documentary "Picture a Scientist" explains the role that academic culture plays in deterring women, contrary to what you might have read. It holds lessons for company cultures, too.
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What's the best approach for a paid sick leave policy? It might surprise you that the most stringent approach - designed to discourage malingering - often has the reverse effect, and often creates more harm than good. There's a better way.
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