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Fractals and Performance

Benoît B. Mandelbrot, the father of fractals, known for describing the eponymous Mandelbrot Set, died Friday, October 14, 2010, at age 85. It’s likely you have seen computer-generated fractal art, a testimony to the widespread cultural influence and popularization of … Continue reading

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The Road to Wisdom

The Road to Wisdom? — Well, it’s plain and simple to express: Err and err and err again, but less and less and less.  (Piet Hein, 1905-1996, The Road to Wisdom) The efficient and insightful poetry of Piet Hein (which … Continue reading

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Problems as Opportunities

The flip-side of problems are opportunities, opportunities to save time or money, to relieve or reduce pain and suffering, and to advance the human condition.  More generally, problems can be thought of as Opportunities For Improvement and Innovation in pursuit … Continue reading

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From Competence to Innovation…and Back Again

What does it mean to “develop the organization”? From vision and mission to processes, products, and services, organizations develop as people in the organization develop.  What we do and how we do it makes a difference on the job: thinking, … Continue reading

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