by David Siegel
We are working on a public resource to help people learn about business agility. It's a mind map that will help you navigate the terrain. You should find this quite helpful in understanding your own biases. There are also many consulting firms, research institutions, and other good resources. Click on the image below to open in a new tab in your browser.
Kathryn Schulz: On Being Wrong - TED talk
Scott Frazer: Why Eyewitnesses Get it Wrong - TED talk
Hans Rosling: Religion and Overpopulation - TED talk
Gary Hamel's description of W. L. Gore - article
The Valve Company Handbook - document
Poynton Traffic Experiment - video
The Great Game of Business - consultancy
Management by Getting Out of the Way - article
Holacracy - a system for flatness, focusing on roles
The Insanity of the What-by-When - essay
Lesswrong.com - web site
Lesswrong rationality page - everything here is important
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality - web fiction
Bayes' Theorem, visualized - video
NUSI - the Nutrition Science Initiative
Science-based Medicine - blog
Expecting Better - book on pregnancy myths
Alltrials.net - all trials reported; data transparency
on clinical trials.
RxISK - the drug side-effect database
The Dartmouth Atlas - regional differences in US healthcare.
Dr Brent James - improving healthcare using experiments.
Metamed - evidence-based patient and doctor counseling.
Iodine - personal health decision support.
The Colour-Changing Card Trick, by Richard Wiseman
Gocognitive.net - web site
Neurobonkers - awesome neuro debunking
Beinghuman.org - web site
The Illusion of Investor Alpha
Fooled by Randomness - book by Nassim Taleb
The Hedge Fund Mirage - book
We Have Met the Enemy, and He is Us - a Kauffman Institute report on venture capital returns
Luck versus Skill in Mutual Fund Returns - by Eugene Fama & Kenneth French
The Myth of the Billion-Dollar Exit - article
Fool's Gold - book on angel investing
Applied Quantitative Sciences
Center for Applied Rationality
Decision Strategies International
Hubbard Decision Research
Strategic Decisions Group
Decision Analysis Society
Decision Sciences Institute
Society of Decision Science Professionals
Society for Judgment and Decisionmaking
The Decision Book - book
The Decision Wall - software
The Science of Pursuasion - by Robert Cialdini
Thinking: The New Science - by John Brockman
Loomio - online collaborative decision tool
Cognitive Bias Field Guide - by Barry Ritholtz
Scrum Reference Card - by Michael James
Working with Uncertainty
Simply Statistics - research guys doing great analysis & blogging
Analycorp - Sam Savage, statistician extraordinaire
Untangling Skill and Luck - an article by Michael Mauboussin
The Paradox of Skill - an excellent overview of "The Success Equation," by Michael Mauboussin
Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies - a business school dedicated to understanding uncertainty
Probability Management - amazing videos by Sam Savage
All the hip companies are doing it - article
Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World, by Williams, Penman, & Kabat-Zinn
Headspace, the helpful meditation app!
VALS persona profiles by SRI research.
Reed Hastings on Culture at Netflix (best approach to compensation)
The asshole manager test - Bob Sutton
The Mouse Trap - how science screwed up by studying the same mouse over and over and over.
Proofiness lecture - video by Charles Seife
The Science Media Centre - helping the precss understand science news
Hole in the Wall - Dr Sugata Mitra's system for letting kids teach themselves
Free Thinkers - an excellent piece on kids learning to learn
Alfie Kohn - a man who dares to speak truth to power.
Diane Ravitch dares to use evidence against zealots.
Hiring in the Age of Big Data - Bloomberg article