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The dangers of confirmation bias January 11 2013

The dangers of confirmation bias

Confirmation bias -- the tendency of people to seek and embrace information that matches their existing beliefs and paradigm -- is one of the many flaws we humans have when it comes to using data in our personal and professional lives.

Looking for work? Think outside the box January 11 2013

Looking for work? Think outside the box

Turning a ‘we have no openings” into “we’d like to create a job for you,’ isn’t a long shot. It happens all the time

Investing in what you buy pays dividends January 11 2013

Investing in what you buy pays dividends

Investing in stocks of consumer or business consumable brands can be a good investment strategy

Why I decided to leave WMUR December 28 2012

Why I decided to leave WMUR

I’m grateful for all my past experiences, but excited I’m now able to play the role I want in my kids’ lives

'13 should be a luckier number than '12 December 28 2012

'13 should be a luckier number than '12

2013 should be an improvement over 2012, but will it be marginally or substantially better?

A real Christmas present: employment December 14 2012

A real Christmas present: employment

Hiring someone who’s been out of work for a while is the best gift you can give

Life isn't fair, but common sense wouldn't hurt December 14 2012

Life isn't fair, but common sense wouldn't hurt

The philosophy that the government should redistribute wealth is as flawed as the belief in trickle-down

Getting off the data storage treadmill November 30 2012

Getting off the data storage treadmill

Disk drives are relatively cheap, but storage systems and networks are not

The growing independent worker phenomenon November 30 2012

The growing independent worker phenomenon

The trend toward project or portfolio work is increasing across the workforce