The Powers of Ten (1977), by Charles and Ray Eames, is a powerful short film that will change your perspective on the magnitude and scale of life. Can you simultaneously hold the details of the picnic scene and the larger patterns of our solar system and galaxy in your mind? Within organizations, leaders often need to maintain awareness of what … Read More
I was first exposed to the term coolhunting in William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition. “What I do is pattern recognition. I try to recognize a pattern before anyone else does.” — Cayce Pollard, in Pattern Recognition by William Gibson. Here’s a great article on why humans, for now, are the world’s best pattern recognition machines.
Removing barriers is necessary to create flow. Obstacles can exist mentally and physically, and can be imposed on us by others. Removal of these ties that bind people to existing mental or physical states requires discipline and mindfulness. The mental barriers can be the toughest to overcome. Creating flow in our daily lives allows people to move fluidly between activities, relationships, and … Read More