Why Our Brains are Wired Backwards

There are times when I’m reasonably certain that somebody up there mistakenly wired our brains backwards. The human capacity for making believe that nonsense is true while believing that undeniable truth is nonsense is truly remarkable. That simple but surprisingly sticky mechanism is probably responsible for the overwhelming majority of human conflict, business failures[…] Read On

Wells Fargo’s Train Wreck: 3 Lessons in How Not to Manage Risk

Wells Fargo finally finished an internal investigation into the overzealous sales culture that soiled the bank’s pristine reputation and ended the career of long-time chief executive John Stumpf. It took four of the bank’s directors six months to figure out what we already knew when the story first broke: The executive in[…] Read On