Tutorial: How to use prediction markets and inflation data to practice data-driven decision-making

If you are an analyst or an analytical leader, how do you practice data-driven decision making? One low-cost way is to use prediction markets. They give you a concrete target and a natural feedback mechanism when the market resolves. This tutorial explores that process. There is an open prediction market on polymarket.com based on July … [Read more…]

What is my Max Heart Rate?

There are several heuristics that can give me an indication of max heart rate. These give me a good starting point, but heuristics are imprecise. Additionally, I have about 800+ historical data points from my Garmin that report max heart rate on my runs. This is highly specific to me which is great, but IOT … [Read more…]

Coaching Framework

Originally posted on LinkedIn in June 2021Drawing from some experience, I imagine many introductory life coaching conversations start off like this: “tell me about yourself, what are you looking to get from this engagement?” Typically, the answer is “I’m not sure, but I know I want to get better at everything.” That creates a lot … [Read more…]