Avoid Costly Mistakes in a COVID-19 Recovery

Last week I was on a panel discussion on “How to avoid costly mistakes in a COVID-19 recovery.” For those that missed it, you can now view it at the link below. In my introduction, I covered 3 common mistakes: 1. When we think that something will never happen, or never happen to us, we … Continue reading Avoid Costly Mistakes in a COVID-19 Recovery

How do face masks REALLY impact COVID-19

Would you be willing to commit to wear face masks whenever you are outside of your home, to be allowed to return to work? Last week I read a post from Nassim Taleb where he shared a graph that showed a clear correlation between countries whose citizens wore face masks whenever they were outside of … Continue reading How do face masks REALLY impact COVID-19

COVID-19 Recovery Duration and Impact

My research lab is doing a poll to find out what people think will be the duration and impact of a COVID-19 recovery on their PERSONAL and their COMPANY’s income. Please share your views in the comments of what you think the likely shape of the income recovery will be, on both your PERSONAL income … Continue reading COVID-19 Recovery Duration and Impact

Collaboration to Fight COVID-19 – My Proud Moment

MY PROUD MOMENT OF THE WEEK In a world divided by the zero-sum game mentality of “for me to win, you must lose”, it makes me so proud as a scientist and as a human-being, to see the active collaboration taking place now. Not only within the scientific community around the world, but also in … Continue reading Collaboration to Fight COVID-19 – My Proud Moment

Dealing with an Exponential Bottleneck: COVID-19

MY INSIGHT OF THE WEEK – Exponential growth When Demand exceeds Supply, the first thing to do normally, is to look for the supply bottleneck. But is that always the case? Firstly, what do I mean by a “bottleneck?” A bottleneck is simply any resource where the demand that the system is placing on that … Continue reading Dealing with an Exponential Bottleneck: COVID-19

Johannesburg Business School – Crucial Lessons From COVID

Crucial Lessons from COVID-19 I am honored to have been invited by the Johannesburg Business School to share my views on “Crucial Lessons from COVID-19” with Business Leaders and Decision Makers Alumni as well as academics and students. My keynote is on the 29th of July 2020 at 9 am SAST. I believe the event … Continue reading Johannesburg Business School – Crucial Lessons From COVID

Join the TOCICO Annual Virtual Conference!

TOCICO ANNUAL VIRTUAL CONFERENCE In about 40min, I will participate in the “Meet the Speakers” event for the annual Theory of Constraints TOCICO Annual Virtual Conference where I will be presenting one of the keynotes titled “Crucial Lessons from the COVID Pandemic: The mistakes that were made, and how to best recover and avoid these … Continue reading Join the TOCICO Annual Virtual Conference!

Why do we sometimes make really BAD Decisions?

I was recently invited by the founders of the IMN Business Club London, Richard and Nina Peutherer, to share my research and insights why we sometime make really bad decisions  and other questions you might have been curious about…. 1 .Why is Failure MUCH more common than Success? 2. What are the avoidable decision mistakes … Continue reading Why do we sometimes make really BAD Decisions?

Free Demo: Supply Chain Simulation Game

Hannah’s Shop Supply Chain I am super excited to share a quick demo of how you can now try the newest version of our Hannah’s Shop Supply Chain Simulation Game for FREE directly in your browser. So you can try it on your computer, tablet or even smart phone… Your Challenge: You have to significantly … Continue reading Free Demo: Supply Chain Simulation Game

Life Lessons for Dealing with Adversity

My Proud Moment One of the things I enjoy most in life … and which makes me feel the proudest (if the outcome is good), is the opportunity to teach kids important life skills and life lessons. This last week I had the opportunity to do both via remote video call for a group of … Continue reading Life Lessons for Dealing with Adversity