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4 09, 2023

What Is the Difference Between Being Curious and Asking Questions?

2023-11-08T08:51:19+01:00

I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: There are many reasons we ask questions. Curiosity is only one of them. We might want to: Connect with someone else; Control them; Disempower them; Empower them; Help them see something they can't.... The question may also be about us [...]

What Is the Difference Between Being Curious and Asking Questions?2023-11-08T08:51:19+01:00
30 06, 2023

Every System Is Perfectly Designed to Get the Results It Gets

2023-11-08T09:11:22+01:00

Long story but let's just say that I am reminded today of William Edwards Deming's statement that "Every system is perfectly designed to get the results it gets". Every time I meet what to me feels like senseless bureaucracy, I am reminded that the system is in fact working perfectly, just [...]

Every System Is Perfectly Designed to Get the Results It Gets2023-11-08T09:11:22+01:00
30 05, 2023

What Should Businesses Do About AI?

2023-05-30T10:53:34+01:00

My thinking is that in terms of commercial implications it is, to paraphrase Mr. Bezos, Day 1 and it is still early. For that reason, it is about staying informed, staying curious and not getting locked into any one narrative. It is also perhaps about playing with timeframes. On Twitter time, [...]

What Should Businesses Do About AI?2023-05-30T10:53:34+01:00
27 07, 2022

Do You Learn More From Questions or Answers?

2024-04-08T17:41:01+01:00

Reading time: 1 minute From a young age our educational systems teach us that questions are merely devices for uncovering answers. Once a question has been answered it is of no further use. The title may be a little provocative but in a world with an inherent bias for answers [...]

Do You Learn More From Questions or Answers?2024-04-08T17:41:01+01:00
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