Archive for April 2013

THIS WORLD-CLASS DUST-UP IN ECONOMICS IS A CLASSIC ‘ABUNDANCE VERSUS SCARCITY’ CASE STUDY. NOT TO MENTION A SOBERING WINDOW ON BRAIN BIAS

Ask admirers of the dolphin strategy what they like about it best, and a lot of folks will say its views on abundance versus scarcity.
About how—or so many of these readers will describe it—this view of things characterizes dolphinthinkers as always championing abundance and sharkthinkers (carpthinkers, too) as always promoting scarcity.
I’d agree that this [...]

THE BIRTH OF A METAPHOR:
HOW THE DOLPHIN AND ITS SISTER PSYCHOLOGICAL CONCEPTS
HAPPENED TO SHOW UP

I’ve been asked more than a few times where the idea of the carp-shark-NoQuiff-dolphin mindset and worldview model came from. The story takes some telling because this was one of those “one thing led to another, and another, and another” kinds of developments.
A critical component of the “a-ha!” that led to the model’s materialization [...]

BASKETBALL MAY BE JUST SO MUCH BOOLA BOOLA TO A LOT OF FOLKS. BUT IF YOU STUDY THE FUNDAMENTALS OF MAKING THE LEAP, WHAT KENTUCKY’S JOHN CALIPARI IS ATTEMPTING IS WORTH KEEPING AN EYE ON

One of the things that makes sports competition so compelling is that it is all about leaping, all the time.
You don’t have to wait forever to know who leapt well and who didn’t. Sports games usually have time limits. When time is up, the game is over, and unless there’s a tie, there is [...]