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May 13, 2014

Big problems and busyness

In the 1940s Enrico Fermi was listening to other distinguished physicists discuss the possibility of extra-terrestrial life. Given an enormous universe, it seems scientifically unlikely that life has only occurred…
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Momentum
May 11, 2014

Taking the risk to move beyond busy

There's a lot of insecurity in the job market these days, so it's natural to want to play it safe; and the safest option is normally to do what everyone…
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Momentum
March 15, 2011

Think or do. It’s one or the other

We’re simple creatures. Drawing a house-fly in a urinal reduces spillage by 80%; it gives men something to aim at. A deli taster counter with six choices of jam leads…
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Momentum
February 11, 2011

Why Good Intentions Fail

Let’s say you have just had a heart attack. It came out of nowhere and has really shaken you: heart attacks happen to other people. As you recover in hospital,…
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