Decision making


Book Briefing

What we learned from six months of business books

We read an estimated 6,000-plus pages of the latest business and management offerings—here are our takeaways and recommendations.

What we learned from six months of business books

Book Briefing

'Framers' by Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, and Francis de Véricourt: Mental models, why we use them and how to improve yours

'Framers' provides an exciting intellectual tour of how people throughout history have developed mental models that have advanced human progress.

'Framers' by Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, and Francis de Véricourt: Mental models, why we use them and how to improve yours

Book Briefing

'The Scout Mindset' by Julia Galef: How to make better decisions

In her new book, Julia Galef argues that we should strive to approach the world as a military scout might, with “the motivation to see things as they are, not as you wish they were"—and she offers tools for doing so more consistently.

'The Scout Mindset' by Julia Galef: How to make better decisions