Andromeda Yelton

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Entries Tagged as 'failure'

in which I continue to obsess about failure and organizational culture

August 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Jerry Remy, beloved New England sportscaster and former Red Sox player, in his book Understanding Baseball, wrote something that has stuck with me hard: if your team never gets called out at home, your third base coach isn’t doing his job. That is, if he’s being so conservative about sending runners that he never sends [...]

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an asymptotic approach to truth

August 12th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Spent the weekend visiting the in-laws in Princeton, hence visiting my librarian crew down there; Monday lunch with Janie Hermann followed by Deep Thoughts with Peter Bromberg. Lovely! (As always: how lucky am I to have found this profession where people are so generous with their time, thoughts, and expertise?) And at one point Peter [...]

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