Mistakes and heroes are created in advance

It’s human nature to judge a decision after the results have come in. I’ve talked about this many times, but the easiest example is the Seattle Seahawks at the end of Super Bowl XLIX. I maintain that they made a good decision that simply had a bad outcome.

In his book “ Fooled By Randomness “, author Nassim Taleb looks at this tendency from both sides.

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Mickey Mellen

I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.