Tag Archives: Insight

Do You Really Want to Understand?

Before you can begin to understand anything, in depth, at a fundamental level, where you are so well-versed in the subject matter that you can begin to gain genuine insights, you have to pass through a scary and somewhat humiliating … Continue reading

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Conjuring

To the uninitiated (and even to initiates), the process of turning nothing into something, as artists do, is mystical and magical.  How does the raw material mutate into a work of art?  What is the mysterious power of imagination to … Continue reading

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Explaining Is Different to Describing

There are two distinct approaches to writing, I’ve found.  This applies mostly to writing about ideas, so it encompasses technical authorship as well as most punditry and texts about complex subjects, like economics, philosophy, popular science and so on.  You … Continue reading

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The Obligations of Insight

We had a very deep conversation this morning.  It was about what you need to do if you can see the problem that nobody else can see and can describe a possible answer that nobody else has articulated. It is, … Continue reading

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The Important Advantages of Insight

Lately, I have been reading a lot of material about innovation management.  We’re stuck in a 1920s paradigm, when it comes to the commercial management of development projects.  That’s clearly wrong and there are newer, better ways of managing a … Continue reading

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An Abundance of Truth and Beauty

Something big is happening.  Things have been changing for quite a while.  Are you aware of what’s happening?  Have you been trying to ignore it or deny it?  If you are an artist, you cannot have missed this.  But do … Continue reading

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The Power of Intuition

If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, quacks like a duck and has feathers like a duck…it’s very likely to be a duck.  This truism speaks to an observation about the difficulty in hiding the obvious facts … Continue reading

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