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And My Blood Ran Cold....

Perhaps then I have long had more than a little naïveté..I doubt I am unique in this. We all have scales on our eyes about one thing or another…we all have blind spots and often there are things we simply do not wish to see. 161 more words

Self Discovery

The Con Artist...

This post is not so much about Donald Trump as it is about  naiveté.  Con artists have been around since there was money to be taken from naive people. 559 more words


Non naive Turkers won't get fooled again

For some reason this opinion piece popped up in my Google Alerts yesterday–it is a bit old but suggests that researchers are ruining academic research by using MTurk since workers are non naive and thus can’t be fooled and so stuff isn’t being replicated: 153 more words

HIERARCHIES & Why It Increases the Risk of Calamitous Decisions

by Gary Hamel, Harvard Business Review, 12/11.

… the typical management hierarchy increases the risk of large, calamitous decisions.

  • As decisions get bigger, the ranks of those able to challenge the decision maker get smaller.
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Harvard Business Review

nabokovian naiveté

love is nocturnal, don’t you know
you were born so i need not yet die
and tho’ night hies eternal (don’t let go)
hope krills ablaze across my sky… 52 more words



Happiness, a temporary definition:
When basic survival needs can be taken for granted and there is a confident, relaxed sense that change can be easily accommodated. 146 more words

Recycled Mistakes...Learn from My L's

​So, recently, I almost made the same mistake that I’d made a long time ago (six years ago to be exact). I went for what I wanted… in a relationship. 1,351 more words