Hanlon’s Razor found on the beach

Who would have knew I would find Hanlon’s Razor on the beach. I am joking of course, Hanlon’s Razor is a mental model but learning this has helped me understand better some of the insensitivities you see around everyday life and for sure you see them at the beach also. Put most simply, mental modelsContinue reading “Hanlon’s Razor found on the beach”

Your star sign is wrong, probably

This is not new news, this story comes up every now and then. However I am using it to illustrate a point so forgive the click bait. Google it yourself if you are into that. I write this partly in jest as I don’t believe in astrology, however humanity has always clung to labels asContinue reading “Your star sign is wrong, probably”

A stumble may prevent a fall

“A stumble may prevent a fall” its a wonderful aphorism I perhaps overuse but it speaks to the enduring human spirit of tenacity, of trying and failing and then getting up and trying again. It speaks to perhaps the mistake or problem you just faced and how it may make you wiser more stronger forContinue reading “A stumble may prevent a fall”

No one ever got dumber sharing an idea

I have noticed a selfishness of late, not in my company I work for in particular but in people in general. A reluctance to spend time with folks just talking about ideas. That for me is a big shame, its my lifeblood, its my passion, I can’t exist without discussion and discourse on ideas. IsContinue reading “No one ever got dumber sharing an idea”

Best life advice I ever received

I got this advice from my grandfather, he started out as machinery worker in a Med device company and made it all the way to being General Manager of the company before it was bought out by Smith and Nephew, which later was acquired by GSK. Anyway, one day he took me into the factoryContinue reading “Best life advice I ever received”