To Catch a Thief
To Catch a Thief | Risk & Insurance |
I remember it was a Wednesday at noon on a frigid Canadian winter day.
Eyes Bigger Than Stomachs?
Eyes Bigger Than Stomachs? | Risk & Insurance |
Ah, the joys of tax season--I actually had to look at my RRSP, the 401(k) equivalent in Canada. I have been avoiding it for quite some time.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Planet
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Planet | Risk & Insurance |
In the early nineties, I found myself second-in-command at the Environmental Management Training Centre in Poland.
A Back-Breaking Greenback?
A Back-Breaking Greenback? | Risk & Insurance |
It is a beautiful sunny afternoon in early March in San Diego as I write this column. The world's economic predicament seems to change daily, so I feel obligated to mark the date when I write.
Black Swan or Ostrich?
Black Swan or Ostrich? | Risk & Insurance |
I confess--I love cliches. I gain deep satisfaction in using them especially at choice moments. They have such power and the English language is full of them.
The BASH Crash HeROes
The BASH Crash HeROes | Risk & Insurance |
On Jan. 15, at 3:24 p.m., US Air flight 1549 took air leaving New York's LaGuardia Airport to Charlotte, N.C.
Studying Economic Ecology
Studying Economic Ecology | Risk & Insurance
One of my favorite classes while studying engineering was an elective course in ecology, which is the study of the distribution of life and its interdependencies.
Must-Haves for True ERM
Must-Haves for True ERM | Risk & Insurance
Is it just me or has the world recently been flooded with new risk managers and enterprise risk management experts?
Playing the Mortgage Jenga
Playing the Mortgage Jenga | Risk & Insurance
Jenga, "the unpredictable, quick playing, tower-building game that combines suspense and risk-taking, where mounting anticipation comes to a crashing climax."
The Gut Whisperer
The Gut Whisperer | Risk & Insurance
This winter I went 'canyoning' in the majestic rainforests of Costa Rica. This sport entails climbing very high waterfalls. At the top, you are strapped to a rope.
Means to an End
Means to an End | Risk & Insurance
We all know that the fastest and cheapest way to get a car is to steal it. So, does that mean that anything is acceptable if it leads to a successful result? Should we applaud success no matter how it is achieved?
Buying Time | Risk & Insurance
To realize the value of one month: Ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby. To realize the value of one week: Ask an editor of a weekly newspaper. To realize the value of one minute: Ask a person who has missed an important phone call.