All posts tagged “alchemists

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A Time for Iconoclasts.

In what we now know were the good times, we created enormously long supply chains for just about everything. We moved manufacturing to Asia. The blueberries on my cereal this morning came from Peru, and the raspberries from Morocco. When we hit a challenge in… Read More

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We’re all heroes now

Whether we like it or not. Campbell’s iconic structure covers a compelling sequence, starting in the “ordinary world”, a call to adventure and departure on a difficult Journey. Along the way our hero meets a mentor, who changes our her understanding of the world which… Read More

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Maverick: a person who thinks and acts in an independent way, often behaving differently from the expected or usual way: Cambridge English Dictionary I have always valued Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s work. I don’t always agree with his views, but the provocation, his ability to force me to really think, keeps my curiosity alive. I find his idea… Read More