Today we’re going into the second episode of design, with a few design tips. These are more general pieces of advice to keep in mind, now that we’ve gotten the essentials down in episode one.
In this new Apalla series, we’re going to be talking about design. We’ll start off with some general basics on what design is all about, then move into the second part, design tips (general things to keep in mind) and then the third, design hacks (one-off solutions with a load of uses. Anyway, let’s get into it!
In our last segment on behavioral economics, I wanted to discuss for a bit some of the “solutions” that have come out of the research — or rather, helping people make better decisions by using behavioral economics for good.
In this episode, I’ll be talking a little bit more about the key ideas of behavioral economic theory.
Welcome to another episode of Apalla. In this section, we’re going to talk primarily about behavioral economics — a hot new trend in both psychology and economics that you’ve might have already heard about. But what separates behavioral economics from… you know… normal economics? Well, let’s dedicate our first episode to that exact question.
For this second episode, we’ll be talking about perhaps the most contentious topic in all of statistics: forecasting. There’s a lot of debate as to whether truly accurate forecasting is even possible. The truth is that, like many things, it’s complicated. Let’s get into it to figure out more.
This next series is going to be on statistics. For this first go around, we won’t be getting into the nitty gritty of distributions and p-tests. Instead, I’ll start off with something everyone can benefit from: statistical fallacies. In the second part, we’ll go into perhaps the most controversial topic in all of statistics: forecasting. But for now,Continue reading “Apalla #11 – Statistics, Part 1”
To finish things up on the management end, we’re going to go through communication. Specifically, I’ll be focusing on the Peacetime-Wartime technique.
The next piece we’ll talk about when it comes to management is behavior. This is probably the most key part of the three. There’s a lot of things you can get away with as a grunt that you can’t as a leader, and in order to perform optimally it’s important to understand what these characteristics are.
This next series we’ll start is on management. While I do intend for this to have a business slant, I will warn you ahead of time that this is where I put all my general “leadership” goodies in as well. So you’ll see a couple of things that you can apply to leading a team inContinue reading “Apalla #8 – Management, Part 1”