Tag Archives: Change

Moving the Overton Window

We all look through it, but like glass, we don’t see it. We don’t even see the width of the frame or how it is centred, but it constrains what we see and how we see it just as surely … Continue reading

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The Tedious Transhumanist

You don’t often read an analysis of what the prevailing agenda is, in Silicon Valley and what that might mean for creativity and art, but I have a foot in both camps, so to speak, so I thought I would … Continue reading

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Under-communication

I’ve been reading a very interesting book, lately, about originality and how to bring original ideas to fruition, against the tidal wave of pressure against the idea, from naysayers and sceptics.  The author makes a very interesting point: when you … Continue reading

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Decompression

Yesterday, I believe I did some of the best work I have ever done, in my (now extensive) professional career.  I did the hard work: several weeks of careful, painstaking research, then I distilled it and simplified it for sound … Continue reading

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Sorcery and Alchemy

I happened upon an intriguing little article, the other day, which asked whether or not you’re meant for something bigger, on this planet.  Well, we all are, but I thought it was an interesting series of questions, nevertheless.  People are … Continue reading

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Is Change Possible?

Be happy.  Don’t complain. What would you think if an employer, spouse, the authorities or your government told you to do that?  What if they ordered you to do it, or shamed you, in front of your peers, if you … Continue reading

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Knowing When to Change

There are two pieces of folk wisdom that run in direct opposition to one another.  The first one holds that most unsuccessful people simply gave up just a little too soon.  The other is that if you keep doing what … Continue reading

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