Second Order Discovery

Introduction Second order thinking is hard.  It's not a natural way of thinking. First order thinking refers to the most simplistic method of analysis.  You can think of it as a form of thinking that most people engage in.  As most people have the same thoughts, which are automatic and go without any questioning, they… Continue reading Second Order Discovery

Be Patient!! (??)

"Do you think I'm patient?", I asked my girlfriend.  She looked at me, smirked and looked away.  I could tell that she was trying to hold back a laugh. For most of my childhood and adolescence I was under the impression that I was impatient.  I suppose I had most of the characteristics of being… Continue reading Be Patient!! (??)

Baby Boomers Vs Millennials!! (They’re both wrong….)

I have seen this conversation played out many times.  Both in the press and in real life. The Baby Boomer generation often accuse the younger generations of being lazy, flippant with their money and devoid of the grit that is needed to succeed in life. The Baby Boomers often argue that leading a happy, financially… Continue reading Baby Boomers Vs Millennials!! (They’re both wrong….)

Work At Its Best

I recently came across a poem by Kahlil Gibran, about what Work at its best actually is.  Here is an excerpt: It is to weave the cloth with threads drawn from your heart, even as if your beloved were to wear that cloth. It is to build a house with affection, even as if your beloved were to… Continue reading Work At Its Best