How to Get More From Less

"Entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity." - William of Occam "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler." - Albert Einstein Continue Reading

Only connect

"Only connect!"  - E.M. Forster Matt Ridley has written a great piece in the Wall Street Journal (thanks to @allinthemind for pointing me to the Continue Reading

I know what I like ….

“The fixity of a habit is generally in direct proportion to its absurdity.”  -  Marcel Proust Emotions are at the heart of decision making, and Continue Reading

In Search of Lost Memory

“The imagination is a necessary ingredient of perception itself.”  - Immanuel Kant “A man hears what he wants to hear, and disregards the rest.”  - Continue Reading

Experience is much more than you Perceive

“The eye is not enough.  One needs to think as well.”  - Paul Cezanne “As the brain-changes are continuous, so do all these consciousnesses melt Continue Reading

Creative Connections

“Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.”  - William Plomer “Creativity generally involves crossing the boundaries of domains.”  - Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi It is Continue Reading

Innovation moves East

I talked in my first post about how emerging markets are changing innovation, and two publications this week focus attention on the same topic.  The Continue Reading

Oblique rules (or the importance of being irrational)

“Do I contradict myself?  Very well then, I contradict myself.  I am large, I contain multitudes.”  - Walt Whitman In Obliquity, John Kay provides an Continue Reading

Kyoto Karma

"Nature herself makes the wise man rich.”  Cicero “We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” Albert Continue Reading