Going head to head against cute and cuddly can be risky

One of the most time honoured ways for a celebrity or politician to bolster public opinion is the photo opportunity. The power of cute and cuddly is so great, even Oprah felt she needed to do it. So it was interesting to see the announcement of a new mathematical model to predict extinction risk for … Continue reading Going head to head against cute and cuddly can be risky

Flooding, the cost of a life, and risk management

Budgeting and other forms of planning are such an integral part of the way we all work, that we can easily take it for granted. There are few events that occur in our business lives which someone hasn't thought "might happen". I think that people often just chalk up losses from low probability events as … Continue reading Flooding, the cost of a life, and risk management