February 2015

The Problem with Professionals in Industry

Having spent time in consulting and in industry, I’ve noticed several key biases and weaknesses about people who’ve spent their entire careers in industry. This is in comparison to those who have spent some time in consulting first, before working in industry. There are two key weaknesses. I’ll address the first weakness below, and the [...]

Choose Your Words Carefully

Over the last decade, I have continually found myself intrigued by a field I never thought would interest me: linguistics. In particular, I’m fascinated by how linguistics intersects with psychology. The words you use profoundly impact how you think and behave. Here are a few examples. I often encounter clients who tell me there is [...]