From Imprecision to Uncertainty

“Wanting and not wanting the same thing at the same time is a baseline condition of human consciousness.”
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I spent a fascinating half-day recently with Andy Moyler who, during an incredibly wide-ranging chat, gave me some feedback on my blog suite The Benefits of Imprecision. “What did I mean by the word imprecision?” he said.

Boom. Straight to the heart of it. Continue reading “From Imprecision to Uncertainty”

The Archaeology of this Generalist

The power of integrated, joined-up thinking is recognized and new generalists are required, able to grasp specialist knowledge as well as able to range across disciplines.

Charles Landry

I am not a very focussed person and it takes me a lot of effort to structure anything. I also just can’t hack doing proper research. Continue reading “The Archaeology of this Generalist”

It’s Time for the Generalist

Inspired by entries in Smashing Magazine and Psychology Today, I had been working on this article for some time; but spending an evening with the self-help mob the other night, where Barbara Winter made a plea for the return of the Renaissance Man, I was prompted to post it right away. 

Why do I make this claim? Continue reading “It’s Time for the Generalist”