TLDR: just do one thing at a time, don’t multitask.
Barely a mental model, in some ways just a simple word.But this special word underpins the use of all of the models.

February 2023

We can’t possibly take in the huge amount of information coming at us… and so what we perceive is biased.
I find myself pondering nature vs. nurture almost daily.
Divergent thinking. Convergent thinking. It’s a bit of a mouthful. But these two different modes of thinking are an extremely useful way to think about…

January 2023

You might enjoy this as a simple and lighthearted idea. Or it might profoundly affect how you perceive conversations.

December 2022

The end of year holidays can be a good time for slowing down and zooming out. Buridan's Donkey is a neat story for this week.

November 2022

Warren Buffet famously quipped — “don’t ask the barber if you need a haircut.”Want to know why?It's called The Law of the Instrument. Let me explain...

October 2022

I love this model. Being aware of base rates is such a powerful way to be right more often when forecasting.This one sticks with you as you navigate the…
I watched a documentary about QAnon a while back, and it got me thinking about conspiracy theories. Sometimes they are incredibly complicated! And that…

September 2022

I’m back!The ongoing Ukraine-Russia war got me thinking about conflict, and I had to write this one about The Golden Bridge.

November 2021

Are you a hedgehog? Or are you more of a fox?