PC Insights Archive
An economist and his friend are walking down the street when the friend sees a ten dollar bill on the sidewalk. “Look,” he says, “it’s a ten dollar bill”. “Nonsense,” says the economist. “If that was a
10 thoughts on #greece and #grexit
I have yet to meet someone who can rotate their right foot in a clockwise direction and simultaneously draw a large ‘6’ in the air with their right index finger.
There’s a joke that if you read just two books, What They Don't Teach You At Harvard Business School and What They Teach You at Harvard Business School you must, by definition, have read the sum total
This month I launched this, my first website, and it was a great experience to create it from scratch. I confess I didn’t do the ‘technical’ bit, preferring to stick to ideas, layout and content, and the
Nowhere are mental shortcuts more evident than in people’s attitude towards wealth, savings and investment. This article highlights seven common cognitive biases.
When Paul Simon wrote in The Boxer "Still the man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest", he may not have been attempting profound economic analysis.
One tweet mourning the passing of singer Pete Seeger last month advised that we listen to one of Seeger’s tracks called Waist Deep in the Big Muddy – described as the “best song about the sunk cost
In countries where one has to “opt-in” to become an organ donor, there is a shortage of donors; in Germany, for example, the organ donation consent rate is a mere 12%.
A shorter version of the sort of speech that I have given at many individual conferences and to individual pension schemes.