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The Four Types of Hardwired Intelligence As Director of the first formal Research and Development department in Major League Baseball, I was regularly exposed to new ideas, methodologies, and discoveries. Many of them had to do with a more detailed analysis of data as...

Max Q Performance Takes Down “The Thing

Max Q Performance Takes Down “The Thing

It has been known by many names over the years, normally as a mythical “disease” associated with a prominent baseball player who had his career inexplicably and suddenly derailed by it. From Steve Blass to Steve Sax to Mackey Sasser “disease,” being diagnosed with The...

Useful at Work and Home

Useful at Work and Home

As Director of the first formal Research and Development department in Major League Baseball, I was regularly exposed to new ideas, methodologies and discoveries. Many of them had to do with more detailed analysis of data as we took advantage of rapidly increasing...

You Really Are a Genius

You Really Are a Genius

The Four Types of Hardwired Intelligence In 1904, government officials in France asked psychologist Alfred Binet to come up with a way to determine which students were most likely to experience difficulty in school. Binet collaborated with a colleague, Theodore Simon,...

The Billion Dollar Lie

The Billion Dollar Lie

Are Personality Tests the Billion Dollar Lie? Testing “personalities” is big business. The personality testing industry is expected to cross the one billion dollar mark in annual revenues by 2020. There are well over 2,500 personality questionnaires on the market,...

The Mirage in the Mirror

The Mirage in the Mirror

How We See Ourselves is Often Quite Different From What Others See Daniel Goleman, the author of the widely acclaimed Emotional Intelligence, recently penned an article on Self-Awareness, which he begins with a not atypical story about how a manager’s staff views him...