The common information effect is killing your team

One of the biggest problems in teams is the so-called common information effect. And it works like this. Team mate A comes across some information, team mate B comes across some information, and team mate C comes across some information. Some of this information will be unique to them, but some will be known to one […]

You control less than you think

Every day, shortly before nine o’clock, a man with a red hat stands in a square and begins to wave his cap around wildly. After five minutes, he disappears. One day, a policeman comes up to him and asks: “What are you doing?” “I’m keeping the giraffes away.” “But there aren’t any giraffes here.” “Well, […]