Protective Coloration

Posted on 24. Apr, 2012 by in Growth, Leadership, Productivity

A recent report from the California Academy of Sciences caught my eye, as it seemed to have implications for organizational dynamics. Summarized here, with a video of the interaction here, the report describes how a fish has developed the capability of imitating the look of an octopus that imitates the look of potentially dangerous fish, […]

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Being Prepared

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by in Growth, Leadership

I’d been having a long-term conversation with a friend, largely about his ongoing state of anxiety.  He came to realize that he was concerned about not being prepared to deal with things–not when they arose, but before they arose.  He’d spend hours, perseverating about things as they are, and projecting an infinitude of possible futures.  […]

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