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Complexity and Forecasting

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

The Complexity Part: I find that neuroscience (trying to understand the brain/mind/body interdependence in sentient life) and quantum physics (specifically particle entanglement and uncertainty) are perhaps the most confusing, complex, and barely comprehensible subjects I study. The more I read on those topics the more I realize that reality is in the eye of the beholder. The other angle from …

Forecast VS Actual

Sales Forecasts and Actual Sales

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

Little Correlation In my experience, sales forecasts and actual sales have little correlation. This topic came up recently as several colleagues, and I discussed what appears to be a panic push for more sales activity from the sales team. The trouble is, many are still clinging to the old model of sales, and most of us agreed that the model doesn’t …

In this groundbreaking book, Schmidt and Cohen combine observation and insight to outline the promise and peril awaiting us in the coming decades. At once pragmatic and inspirational, this is a forward-thinking account of where our world is headed and what this means for people, states and businesses.

Book Review: The New Digital Age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen

Dave Kinnear2-Jobs & Tech, Book Reviews

I looked forward to this book for a couple of weeks as I was finishing up a few books which I had committed to read. When I finally got around to The New Digital Age, I found I was quite disappointed. There were very few new insights from what I’ve been reading for years now and this book could easily …