Complexity: Why straight lines rarely lead to better outcomes

Every day I talk with and coach people who want to do (and be) better. It's a deeply human quality to desire that which is "better." Our desire for "better" fuels our ingenuity and energizes our inventive spirit. However, achieving "better"--rather than simply desiring it--is quite a different story. The work that leads to continuous [...]

Complexity: Why straight lines rarely lead to better outcomes2024-04-02T19:36:58-04:00

Who or What Is Your Threshold Guardian?

Who, or what, is your (current) Threshold Guardian?   In the genre of myth, there is always a Threshold Guardian. The Threshold Guardian is a person or set of circumstances that the hero or heroine must face and overcome if he or she is to accomplish the dream, win the prize or actualize potential. Have [...]

Who or What Is Your Threshold Guardian?2024-04-02T19:36:58-04:00

Thinking Around Corners

I was sitting at a small cafe table recently in Huntington Beach, CA talking with my brother about life and work. He works for Apple. Because of my work around collective ingenuity, he mentioned Apple University and some of the training he’s received there. One of the concepts he mentioned hearing at an Apple University [...]

Thinking Around Corners2024-04-02T19:36:58-04:00