Another Lesson from World War I – Trust

As I have said previously, one of the failings of the leaders on all sides during the First World War was their apparent failure to learn from their mistakes.  Once both sides had established their positions in the trenches, the tactics hardly ever changed despite the...

Can you see Risk Management in the Easter Story?

Did Jesus take sensible measures for his own safety or did he walk right into trouble?[See St.Luke Chapter 19 verses 29 to 35 and Chapter 22 verses 24 to 30.]Jesus is expecting trouble and has made some secret preparations. When he sends his disciples to collect the...

Are you one of the 60% who are below average?

Many people find statistics confusing for many reasons, not least because of the ways in which they are often presented, as I have tried to show in previous blogs.  To all this there is often added the confusion of the meaning of the terms used, and none is more...

How Statistics Have Helped Women.

If any group of people should be grateful for statistics being used correctly, that group is women! I can remember a time when very few women drove cars, and very few drivers were women.  You did not need to look at any statistics to notice that.  In those days most...