Author: David Haskell

October 25, 2017 David Haskell No comments exist

The real world is a complicated place – our ideas about it, not so much. Yet we should always be smarter than our ideas! Ideas exist within certain structural contexts, so called “mental models,” or frames of reference. It’s important to be able to look at these structures with an objective and critical eye….

August 31, 2017 David Haskell 4 comments

“Think outside the box!” we say to each other cheerfully, whenever there is pressure to innovate. The advanced players will quip back: “Which box?” Think outside the box indeed. Fresh ideas come from challenging the status quo. If we keep doing things the same way, we should expect the same results. We need to…

July 20, 2017 David Haskell 4 comments

It may sound ridiculous but people need to learn to chill. I’m not talking about “vegging” or “zoning” out. I am talking about achieving a state of being:  super chill. That is, a state of well-being that includes physical as well as mental ease. Decompression. Rejuvenation. Are you over stressed or anxious? Are Mondays…