Inventory the Goods In peak moments of flow and manic machinations of enthusiasm unbound we kid ourselves into believing that we truly know who we are in full. Read More
Take a Higher Point of View “I don’t care if it’s a white cat or a black cat. Read More
Exhibit the Artifacts of Life Gestalt psychology espouses that we make sense of the chaotic and variant stimuli that barrage us at every moment of our post-modern existence by building dynamic correlations between what we perceive and how we experience it. Read More
The Art of Growing Old One of the side effects of my portfolio life is that I travel more than any rational person should. Read More
Empty the Bag “Obsolescence never meant the end of anything, it’s just the beginning”. Read More
How to Grow – Part 2 There are four basic stages to putting the first principles and structure and dynamics of growth into motion in our own lives: Set high quality targets Enlist deep and diverse domain expertise Run a wide array of experiments Review what works and doesn’t and make revisions First, set high quality targets. Read More
How to Grow – Part 1 “In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. Read More
Thoughts On the Structure and Dynamics of Growth “To truly know the world, look deeply within your own being; to truly know yourself, take real interest in the world.” Read More
A Capital Idea The causes of poverty have long vexed scholar and practitioner alike. Read More
Youtopia is Nowheresville “Beware of sentimental alliances where the consciousness of good deeds is the only compensation for noble sacrifices.” Read More
A Waldorf Salad Nineteenth Century social innovator, mystic and eclecticist extraordinaire Rudolf Steiner sought to synthesize the entirety of science and spirituality through a new approach he called Anthroposophy. Read More
Deconstruct to Reconstruct No single thing abides; but all things flow. Read More