Subverting the dominant paradigm?

A phrase jumped out at me in a recent radio broadcast, reportedly seen on a car bumper sticker years ago – “Subvert the Dominant Paradigm”.

The person who placed the sticker on their car, way back when, may have been targeting the dominant paradigm of that day. But, what if it was a call to identify today’s dominant way of thinking and go subvert it – whatever day today might be …

Bubbling creativity

Some people are easily distracted. Mid sentence, the topic shifts. Something new has come into view. A song obstructs the train of thought. Creative insight might thrive on unexpected connections, but it is hampered by distractions.

This post is another in a short series capturing key points from a recent …

Scrunch-free creativity

When I was young, I could only wink with one eye. Silly. Winks are only one eye. No, I mean I could only wink on one side. Yesterday, I managed to wink on the other side. It wasn’t a proper wink, with scrunched up muscles, deeper wrinkles and a crooked smile. The right lid closes with barely a scrunch. I closed the right lid and viewed the world only through my left eye.

But why am I winking at all? Yesterday, I pondered the fact that information from the left eye travels to …