How To Design Products That Stand Out In Today’s Competitive Landscape: Three Tips To Get You Started

Look at the world around you today. There are millions of products, designed, manufactured, and stacked on retail shelves for one purpose only; to capture your attention and to make you buy. Now, imagine you are the organisation responsible for designing these products on behalf of your clients. What must you do to ensure your […]

Creativity, Consistency And Why They Are Not Mutually Exclusive

A definition of consistency is that the way something looks, the way something is done, or the way things are, is always the same. On the other hand, a definition of creativity is to use imagination or original ideas to create something new. At first glance one might be led to believe that these two […]

All We Need To Listen To Good Music Are A Source And A Medium – Everything Else Is Optional

Today’s is a short post to kick off February 2021, the shortest month of the calendar. What you see in the above picture is a photo of my guitar, and my wireless earphones hanging out for a well-deserved break. This suddenly got me thinking. All we need to listen to good music, is a source […]

Rational Decision Making Versus Reasonable Decision Making, The Difference, And When To Use Which

On the one hand you have a decision-making system which focuses on analytical ability, problem solving, facts, and numbers. The accuracy of this system is such that it is correct all the time, i.e., 100%. This system sees everything as a means to an end, with focus on efficiency and effectiveness. Emotions are left out […]

What Is A Cultural Pandemic, How To Spot One And How To Overcome Them?

Today’s subject, cultural pandemic has two parts. The culture part and the pandemic part. Let us start by looking at each individually. Edgar Schein defined culture as the pattern of basic assumptions that a given group has invented, discovered or developed in learning to cope with its problems of external adaptation and internal integration, and […]

What You Need To Know About Lack Of Ability And Lack Of Willingness

Growing up in India in the 80s and 90s was a beautiful experience, especially during the school holidays when my parents used to take me to visit all my cousins. There would be a lot of family bonding, playing, food, laughter, quarrels over no-balls and runouts, and tales of wisdom from the grand-parents. Sometimes I […]

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