What’s a “GVG17?”  Part I

What’s a “GVG17?” Part I

“You’ve really gotta do something about that name.” The need for simplicity is hardwired into our brain. Mental shortcuts called heuristics leverage rules-of-thumb to sidestep comprehensive analysis and simplify decision-making. Without heuristics,...
Seattle’s Hard(wood) Lesson in Succession

Seattle’s Hard(wood) Lesson in Succession

On April 13th, 2008, the Seattle Supersonics beat the Dallas Mavericks 99-95 at Key Arena in Seattle. It was the final home game during Kevin Durant’s first season where he would win Rookie of the Year honors.  Typically, young talent translates into fan...