Archive for November 2012

ONE OF MY BLOG READERS WANTS A PITHY EXPLANATION OF WHY I REALLY WROTE LEAP!

One of my readers has e-mailed me to ask for “a succinct understanding” of why I wrote LEAP! before he decides whether to cork over $29 and change for the whole 243-page enchilada.
I thank him for his interest and his inquiry, but it ain’t going to happen. The “pithy” part, that is. Too much went [...]

MORE OFTEN THAN YOU MIGHT THINK, STEPPING BACK CAN BE THE BEST GATEWAY
TO MAKING THE LEAP!

This will come as no secret to creative people. The more gifted ones amongst us learn early on that the “Aha!” (breakthrough moment or idea) is too frequent a companion to the “Ahhhaaaaaaaa” (the pause or moment of relaxation) to be accidental.
Lately, any number of published works have been calling our attention anew to the [...]

THERE’S NO BETTER “STATE OF THE LEAP!” REPORT THAN THE MILLENNIUM PROJECT’S “STATE OF THE FUTURE” DOCUMENT

The Project’s latest dispatch—for 2012—from the front lines of the human experiment provides a plethora of good news and bad news. The good news equates to this: “The world is improving better than most pessimists know.” And the bad news? “Future dangers are worse than most optimists indicate.”
The document argues that “the world is getting [...]