What’s In Is Out

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

Okay, this isn’t science or technology related (except by a looooong stretch), but it does have relevance for our ongoing conversation (well, monologue, as I don’t allow comments). My reading is eclectic, to say the least, so it shouldn’t be surprising that I came across this item, describing how fashion in men’s shoes has changed […]

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Guidance Systems

Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

Biology continues at the forefront today, with a recent report that dung beetles use the Milky Way to navigate. Really! The experiment done to determine this connection was rather elegant; I’ll leave it to the reader to find out about that by visiting the link, above. For the purposes of this post, never mind that […]

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Seemings

Posted on 22. Jan, 2013 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

Biology is a long-standing fascination of mine, for many, many reasons. One such is evidenced by some photos here, which just left me dumbstruck—not an easy task, I assure you! As with all such things, it got me wondering about the application of such phenomena in personal and professional settings, thinking in terms of how […]

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Obfuscatory Jargon

Posted on 07. Jan, 2013 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

As a practitioner of several arcane technical and scientific arts, I do my share of using jargon; indeed, I often appreciate hyperpolysyllabicsesquipedalianism. In the proper setting, precise terminology conveys something very specific to my audiences, so I understand how useful such jargon can be. I have to scratch my head, however, when I come across […]

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