Cartoon: "I never learned about survivor bias and it never did me any harm!"

Survivorship Bias Cartoon

“I never learned about survivorship bias and I turned out okay!”.

This is a concept that is incredibly relevant to digital innovation—because when the people on stage tell you how to be successful, you’re not seeing all the other people that followed that same advice but failed miserably.

Here, for example, is professor Scott Galloway explaining why the “worst advice you will ever hear in business school” is “follow your passion”

Scott Galloway explains why following your passion is terrible advice.





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