Confessions of an Independent Publisher (who learns everything the hard way)

About five years ago, the idea of becoming an independent publisher, one that focused on humanity’s biggest challenges, took hold of me. It was an intoxicating vision. I wasn’t sure I…

Bringing it all together

I started a project a handful of years ago (the Wicked Problems Collaborative) that felt like a big departure from the writing I had been doing up to that point,…

Review of WPC Book 1 from Econ Autodidactic

We received a nice review from J. Edgar Mihelic via his Econ Autodidactic blog that raises a couple of good questions about WPC Book 1. As this is my first effort as a publisher, getting good,…

The Six Men of Indostan

Complexity, wicked problems, wicked problems collaborative, six men of Indostan, EdX

I’m taking an EdX class on wicked problems (which has been excellent so far), and they just shared the video below which features the traditional story of the six men…

Announcing the Re-launch of WPC Book 1: What do we do about inequality?

Earlier this year I attempted to launch the first book by the Wicked Problems Collaborative, and I admittedly did a poor job on multiple fronts. First, I set a release…

About Me

I’m a writer, consultant, and garden-variety curmudgeon based in Bangkok, Thailand. I’m the founder of the Wicked Problems Collaborative (we’ll be publishing our first book, on inequality, in the fall of 2016),…