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In problem solving you need that forensic interrogator on your side but you also need evidence that you need to consider. It’s tempting to take a Malcolm Gladwell ‘Blink’ and on the flimsiest of data take a bit of a punt.

Philip Tetlock1 was not being cynical when he suggested a pretty good reason for making sure our thinking was solid and underpinned by decent evidence. Hear the words of a wise man:

image‘A central function of thought is making sure that one acts in ways that can be ...

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