Posts Tagged ‘Pseudo-Enlightened Carp’

The central question for the dolphin thinker: “How do I take what I know and show it a wider, more applicable, more pragmatic context?”

Suddenly, there are no more guarantees—and no more hidey holes. No one is vouchsafed a free ride in today’s juggernaut of change. Who really knows whether they’ll still have a job come Monday morning? Those skills you’ve spent a lifetime polishing—will they be nearly enough? Health care? Gasoline? A decent vacation? How long can you [...]

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 [...]