The Things Competitive Debate Teaches

The Things Competitive Debate Teaches

I judged a debate tournament on Saturday. I enjoy debate because of the creativity bred by its constraints. While talking with other judges, I tried to explain what motivated my decisions. What kind of arguments typically won? What debaters tended to make those...

No Numbers!

“Nathanael, no numbers!” It was my first year in┬ábusiness school, early in the first semester. I was so excited about my newfound Excel and math skills. In every class discussion, I tried to present my numbers and an innovative formula. In every class. In...