Pay Attention to What Gives and Takes Energy “It’s a death trap, it’s a suicide rap We gotta get out while we’re young `Cause tramps like us, baby we were born to run” (Bruce Springsteen) We are mesmerized by the ball and puck as it moves from one end to the other on the field of play. Read More
The Structure and Dynamics of Growth – Part 2 Wholonics How we come to know a thing is a curious amalgam of experience, perception, interpretation and its assimilation with what we believe we already understand.  Read More
The Structure and Dynamics of Growth – Part 1 Wholonics “Everything is both part of a greater system and a whole thing unto itself” (Immanuel Kant) The term cosmology is usually taken to mean a theory or model of how the universe works or doesn’t depending on the kind of day we are having. Read More
Thoughts on First Principles “Divine am I inside and out, and I make holy whatever I touch or am touch’d from” (Walt Whitman) In any field of endeavor, there are core assumptions that serve as a foundation for more complex and ornate ideas: The laws of thermodynamics, the hierarchy of needs and the intractable rules of etiquette like never wear white after Labor Day and other fashion felonies. Read More
Wholeness is an aspiration; not a destination “The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.” Read More
Connect the Dots “And if there had been more of the world, They would have reached it” (Luis de Camoes) It is an old saying that innovation happens at the edges of disciplines. Read More
The Best Place to Light a Fire is Where the Sparks Fly “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out.  Read More
There is No Data on the Future Where Growth Happens We must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day had been. Read More
We Grow When Our Life Sucks “When you ain’t got nothin’, you got nothin’ to lose” (Bob Dylan) Organizations are designed to maintain their equilibrium. Read More
Fail Early and Off-Broadway “You know, I believe we have two lives. Read More
The Cavalry Isn’t Coming “The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing, in so far as it stands ready against the accidental and the unforeseen, and is not apt to fall.”   Read More
Bolster Your Ingenuity and Remake Your Life! “Whether you’re looking to stay competitive professionally, make a career change, or just be inspired to greater personal creativity, this is the book to light the proverbial fire underneath you. Read More