One of the caveats of culture is that it invites us to believe the ideas and habits it is based upon. In every culture, there are principles to be followed and ways to do things we better take up. It’s how members of a culture recognize one another … [Continue reading] about Who’s definition?
When your car has a flat tire, you have two problems. The first one is to drive on and reach your destination. The second one is to fix the tire. If you can change the tire on your own, you are the one who has the solution to the problem. You are … [Continue reading] about Contributing or solving
In a quest to serve his clients best, Paul was describing the benefits of his approach. He was looking at the value his work can deliver and explaining that it would lead to more productivity. While we explored the theme of productivity we could see … [Continue reading] about Recognizing the problem
Not too long ago I came home with a bunch of photos that didn’t impress me. As I scanned them I realized that they felt somewhat “empty”. At most I could call some of them snapshots. Looking back at how I made them I could see that I hadn’t been … [Continue reading] about Seeing skills
When a toddler leans to stand up, the only thing he has in mind is to copy something he sees others do. He’s focused on trying until it works. There is no expectation that it has to be able to stand up. Eventually, once he’s done it often enough, … [Continue reading] about Expectations and gaps