The Black Box

The Black Box

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI

Puzzle Eons ago, when I was in engineering school, we had an exercise known as “The Black Box.” The idea is simple; the challenge wasn’t always so simple. Inside the box, hidden from our view, was an electronic circuit. There were two variations, a paper exercise where the instructor gave us the input and outputwaveforms, and we had to derive …

A Foolish Consistency

Standing on Principles or Just Plain Stubborn?

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

The recent news around the measles epidemic and the controversy over vaccinations made me start thinking about the principles involved. I guess there are many principles, but perhaps the two that matter are (a) individual freedom and (b) providing for the common good. And of course, as I am wont to do, I then thought about how this applies to leadership. …