Practice

Scenario: you are asked by your boss to order the food for your annual company picnic. She anticipates that 70 coworkers will attend. Last year, 65 people were at the picnic and they consumed 50 hamburgers and 40 hot dogs. You know there will be a problem if you order too much or too little food. How can you troubleshoot these problems?

Answer

Answers will vary, but yours might include:

How to avoid it: send out questionnaire asking people to say what they will eat

How to solve it: pack leftovers in ice-filled coolers, freeze, and have another "picnic" in the office a few weeks later

How to avoid it: send out questionnaire asking people to say what they will eat

How to solve it: call pizzeria on cell phone from picnic and place order for delivery

How to avoid it: send out questionnaire asking people to say what they will eat

How to solve it: pack leftovers in ice-filled coolers, freeze, and have another "picnic" in the office a few weeks later

How to avoid it: send out questionnaire asking people to say what they will eat

How to solve it: call pizzeria on cell phone from picnic and place order for delivery

The Art Of Cold Reading

The Art Of Cold Reading

Today I'm going to teach you a fundamental Mentalism technique known as 'cold reading'. Cold reading is a technique employed by mentalists and charlatans and by charlatan I refer to psychics, mediums, fortune tellers or anyone that claims false abilities that is used to give the illusion that the person has some form of super natural power.

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