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The ROI of Mess: the secret sauce of innovation

How messy do you like it? Mess is inevitable. It is an essential part of any creative process and an unavoidable by-product of making anything new. You cannot innovate without it, and often it’s a case of the more mess the better. However we appear to have been seduced by the whole concept of production-line…
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The Matrix Is Real: Don’t choose – create

Religion is no longer the opiate of the masses: choice is. Having spent a considerable portion of my adult life convincing consumers that a 57th variant of corn flakes or mouthwash was all they needed to scale the dizzy peaks of enlightenment and transcend into a pantheon of personal bliss, I gather that there’s a…
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Perception Is The Root Of All Error

ANY CHARACTER HERE Well, maybe not all. But about 90% of all mistakes we make apparently come down to errors in perception (how we map the information we take in) rather than faulty thinking. That’s a phenomenal statistic, because it implies that by just changing how we see things we can have a profound effect…
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Warped Thinking

I  am totally, tragically addicted to WordWarp. It looks harmless enough. Basic anagram game App: 6 scrambled letters, a list of blank word spaces, 2 minutes, go.  If you don’t get the 6 letter word, it’s all over red rover. If you do, you go onto the next level and your score accumulates. SO. On…
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