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Permission to Become Your Own Authority Figure

Posted in Action, Business, Creativity, Culture, Failure, Happiness, Lessons Unlearned, New Cards, One minute unlearning

Does no one in a position of authority like your business proposal, your manuscript or your idea? Stop listening to others "no" and say "yes" to yourself. Give yourself permission to become your own authority figure.

The Yin and Yang of Learning & Unlearning

Posted in Business, Change

The yin and yang symbol is used to describe how polar opposites or seemingly contradictory ideas are not only interconnected but how they can also give rise to each other. The concepts of learning and unlearning fit this mold. If you are going to learn new things, it stands to reason that at some point…

Creativity and Unlearning

Posted in Assumptions, Business, Creativity, Mentor

August Turak has written an insightful post entitled Can Creativity Be Taught. I have also written about unlearning and the creativity process before but I'd like to just highlight a few key points from his article: 1. "Asking radically different questions in a non-linear way is the key to creativity." (If you're looking for some…

The Benefit of Sticking with Questions

Posted in Ask a New Question, Business, Curiosity, Lessons Unlearned, Questions

A while back I wrote this short post entitled The Secret to Unlearning in Seven Words. The seven words are "Give up on answers. Stay with questions." I just finished reading a wonderful article from Clayton Christensen, How Will You Measure Your Life? In it, he writes this:  "When people ask what I think they…

An Antidisciplinary Approach to Learning — and Unlearning

Posted in Ask a New Question, Assumptions, Business, Creativity, Future, Innovation, Lessons Unlearned, Management, Problems into Opportunities, Robotics, Science, See What Isn't There, The Way We See the Problem, Unlearn Strategy

“One of the most important disciplines in the twenty-first will be no discipline at all,” writes Frank Moss in his new book, The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices—a new book about MIT’s Media Lab. So does this mean the hard disciplines of physics, mathematics, chemistry, and engineering can be abandoned? Absolutely not. Instead, the school—whose stated mission…

Looking for Certainty? Here It Is …

Posted in Business, Change, Risk

Look for certainty? Here it is … there is always risk. Related Posts A Risky Proposition Danger: Prevention Has a Risk All of Its Own Bite the Hand That Feeds You Unlearn or Die  

The Principle Rule for Success?

Posted in Beliefs, Business, Success

The principle rule for success is simple: Ignore the rules. Related Posts on Unlearning "To" Plus "For" = Success


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