Connecting ideas

Sticking with it

It is often necessary to connect disparate ideas. For example, an engineer might need to connect concepts from physics and mathematics in order to design a new type of bridge. A writer might need to connect seemingly unrelated ideas in order to create a new piece of fiction. And a politician might need to connect different groups of people in … Read More

Pushing the envelope

pushing the envelope

“Pushing the envelope” is a phrase that originated in the early days of aviation. At that time, pilots were constantly pushing the boundaries of what was possible, and their progress was often constrained by the limitations of their aircraft. Over time, the phrase came to be used more broadly to describe anyone who is pushing the boundaries of what is … Read More

Natural cycles

natural cycles

There is a natural cycle of expansion and contraction that happens in life. It is not a bad thing, but being aware of it can help you prepare for your next period of growth. The cycle involves a period of expansion, followed by a subsequent contraction. During the expansion phase, we experience new things and take on new challenges. We … Read More