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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Assumptions

Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

Take a look at this short video called, appropriately for this post, Assumptions: Entertaining, to be sure. But there’s more here than entertainment. As much as I try to avoid it, I find it virtually impossible not to go into a situation without preconceived notions or assumptions. Such poor going-in positioning may have to do […]

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Overdesigning

Posted on 10. Oct, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

SpaceX has done it again, albeit with a bit of difficulty. They launched a Falcon 9 rocket with a Dragon module to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). The launch itself was perfect off the pad, but just about 90 seconds into the flight, one of the vehicle’s nine engines malfunctioned. The Dragon docked successfully […]

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Do It Differently

Posted on 17. Sep, 2012 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

I came across this interesting item last week, which describes how a person’s world view was changed by way of technology. It got me thinking about how wedded many of us are to doing things the way we have always done them, or how others have always done them, or, in some cases, not doing […]

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