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30/01/2019 |

Darrell Mann

“Forming-Storming-Norming-Performing” is a well-known evolution pattern in teams. The sequence forms the first half of an s-curve. Few teams think about the second half…

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26/12/2018 |

Darrell Mann

Innovation is done by pragmatic fantasists…

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07/11/2018 |

Darrell Mann

We often use the mouse-in-maze metaphor to describe the innovation process. The basic idea is that we, first, need to know where the cheese is. This is the Ideal Final Result in TRIZ. Knowing where the destination is … Read More

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02/10/2018 |

Darrell Mann

“Empathy is a hand thick with scars offering you a bandage.” Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons

“If only you’d remember before ever you sit down to write that you’ve been a reader … Read More

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25/09/2018 |

Darrell Mann

Whenever we experience a pair of potentially conflicting attributes – creativity and patience, say, or resourcefulness and naivety, or X and Y – its always possible to construct a 2×2 matrix. When we solve the conflict and get … Read More

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20/08/2018 |

Darrell Mann

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anaïs Nin

“Wisdom comes through suffering. Trouble, with its memories of pain, Drips in our hearts as we try to sleep, So men against their … Read More

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01/08/2018 |

Darrell Mann

“All that is transitory is but a metaphor.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Sometimes now was enough. Sometimes it was everything.” Mary Balogh, Simply Perfect

 

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29/06/2018 |

Darrell Mann

“Only a fool can be happy. For happiness consists of two contradictory elements: contentment and pleasure. Enjoy pleasure and you have no contentment; be content and you have no pleasure. For this reason happiness is conceivable … Read More

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27/05/2018 |

Darrell Mann

Carl Sagan, 1995.

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30/04/2018 |

Darrell Mann

“If I finish a book a week, I will read only a few thousand books in my lifetime, about a tenth of a percent of the contents of the greatest libraries of our time. The trick … Read More

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21/02/2018 |

Darrell Mann

The Perception Mapping tool continues to be one of the most frequently used within the SI suite. Since the beginning, there has been a debate about whether it is better to formulate the initial question as a positive … Read More

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07/02/2018 |

Darrell Mann

“Nothing was ever in tune. People just blindly grabbed at whatever there was: communism, health foods, zen, surfing, ballet, hypnotism, group encounters, orgies, biking, herbs, Catholicism, weight-lifting, travel, withdrawal, vegetarianism, India, painting, writing, sculpting, composing, conducting, … Read More

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12/01/2018 |

Darrell Mann

“Groups are only smart when there is a balance between the information that everyone in the group shares and the information that each of the members of the group holds privately. It’s the combination of all those pieces … Read More