Matthew Syed is the author of “Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking”. A plea for diversity. Before that, he wrote “Black Box Thinking”. Which is a cracker of a book. A plea for learning from failure.

A plea for diversity

The book is a plea for trust, diversity and connectivity. Homogeneity is not a good thing. The danger with homogenous groups is that they are more likely to form judgements that combine excessive confidence with grave error. If we are…