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Phil Green

Phil Green

author, misLeading Indicators: How to Reliably Measure Your Business

Canada | Professional Services - Business Consulting

misLeading pant sizes-why women aren’t as thin as they think

Posted over 9 years ago, 5 comments
The Economist magazine is taking a jab at another sort of inflation. Women’s pant sizes, while nominally the same, have actually been increasing in girth.  The British new magazine estimates that an average size 14 pair of women’s pants  “is now more than four inches wider at the waist than it was in the 1970s.”
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Facebook’s new check-in measure: accuracy vs practicality

Posted over 9 years ago, 0 comments
Facebook sent out a message the other day on its new way of counting “check-ins” to improve accuracy. The result of the increased “accuracy” will be a drop in the number of check-ins.  The message said:
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Hoaxing, forging, trimming, faking, cooking and falsifying measurements

Posted over 9 years ago, 2 comments
There have been several recent high-profile cases of scientists hoaxing, forging, trimming, cooking or falsifying their data. These cases occurred in spite of the fact that scientific publications must be peer-reviewed before publication, and that scientific findings must be replicated before they are confirmed.
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How do you measure the performance of a business book?

Posted over 9 years ago, 0 comments
Today* stores start selling our book—misLeading Indicators: How to Reliably Measure your Business. It has been a while coming. It’s natural for us as authors to wonder how it will “perform”.
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A leading indicator of business cycles that have already happened

Posted over 9 years ago, 0 comments
A “leading indicator” is supposed to forecast, or at least to help the person using it, to make a forecast.
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