Foresight vs. Hindsight

Foresight vs. Hindsight

It happened again yesterday: a worker was killed on the job. Three times yesterday, actually, if statistics hold out. A whole bunch more were seriously injured. Some hazards are hard to anticipate. They may be new, complicated and costly to control. But so many – SO...
Stepping up for 1000 reasons

Stepping up for 1000 reasons

Doing new things is hard. Scientists have done lots of research into why it’s hard to change our behaviour or to try something new. Humans are creatures of habit, generally inclined to do what’s easier or more familiar. That makes it all the more impressive that so...
Bluebird(s) of Happiness

Bluebird(s) of Happiness

The radio is almost always on at my house. As former reporters, my husband and I like to know what’s going on in the world. But there’s no question that it affects your mood. This morning, I had just decided to listen to music at my desk instead of news radio, when I...