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S1 Ep13 | Black Swan Hunting; Managing the Unknowable with The Risk Doctor
Episode 1316th March 2022 • riskologists • optimise
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In Episode 13 of riskologists, our host, Patrick Bradshaw, is joined by Dr. David Hillson, also known by his alias The Risk Doctor, where they discuss ‘Black Swans’ and how best to prepare for them. This includes:

  • What constitutes a Black Swan and where this originates from
  • Examples of Black Swans in recent history and whether the coronavirus pandemic was a Black Swan
  • If Black Swans are subjective or objective
  • If they are unknowable does this mean they are unmanageable
  • How to best prepare your business for the emergence of Black Swans


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