Epstein, David “Range: Why generalists triumph in a specialised world”

Specialised expertise might create better chess and poker players or firefighters, but not for better predictors of financial or political trends or specialists in mergers and acquisitions. Deep analogical thinking, relational thinking, interdisciplinary thinking enable us to cross-reference our experiences through various disciplines, facilitating faster and even more creative approaches to problem-solving. Continue reading Epstein, David “Range: Why generalists triumph in a specialised world”

Content management à la office

Imagine a box. A container rather. It stands in the middle of your office. Whenever someone on your team finishes some task, she throws the notes and related information into this container. Everyone does it. Whenever the box is about to overflow, someone comes and builds up its sides. Hence, files and information do no overspill. And you continue throwing things in. Imagine you are trying to find something in this container, something particular… I have recently landed up in a place of no organisation — absolute chaos of administrative and operational information with no structure and no point of … Continue reading Content management à la office