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Begging and Other Undesirable Actions

I have 72 thousand contact updates on Linkedin and other messages in my email inbox tonight. I don’t even know why I have a Linkedin account. 443 more words


Polling the Titanic

A quartet, to begin with.

Paris is so damned beautiful. Unabashedly beautiful. Pdv has lived in/ known many cities, including Berlin, Tokyo, New York, Boston, Munich, London, Rio, Delhi, Mumbai.  974 more words

Rocky's Bridal Boutique

Earlier this week I commented that I try not to be angry at callers on the telephone. They can call at inconvenient times, such as during meals or when I’m watching TV. 718 more words

Unreliability of Polls Acknowledged

The unreliability of polls is acknowledged by more people with each passing day.  A case in point is a Chicago Tribune article by Art and Art History Professor, Eddie Chambers.   58 more words

Survey Research

Analysis: Keeping PQ coalition together a struggle without unifying sovereignty plank

Since taking over the Parti Québécois leadership, Jean-François Lisée has delighted in headlines that said he’s running a hyperactive opposition.

But in the wake of a new poll showing PQ support in a freefall only six weeks after he took over, Lisée is going to need to crank up the voltage to carry the day. 664 more words


Four Business Lessons We Can Learn From Trump's Election Victory

You might as well read this column, because you’re not getting any work done today anyway.

Your head hurts. Your friends warned you against drinking that seventh tequila shot last night, either as you danced shirtless at the Trump victory party, or as you sat stupefied in front of your TV set, trying to make sense of what just happened.  937 more words

Lessons from the Election?

November 11, 2016

No, I am not going to rail (or boast) about the election results. What I think we should look at carefully is the evident widespread failure of polling and of the predictions based on the political polls. 375 more words

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