Monthly Archives: September 2009

Chickens & Eggs; Functions & Forms

  From the philosopher Aristotle to the scientist Stephen Hawking, some very large minds have puzzled over which came first, the chicken or the egg. While Hawking opts for the egg, it works much better for storytelling and myth-making purposes, if, on the fifth day, God was making chickens rather than laying eggs. You jest… Read More »

Be Wary of the Numbers; Listen to the Story

Several years ago I had a conversation with the CEO of an organization that owned a portfolio of highly diversified companies, each of which would, on an annual basis, submit a business plan for the following year. I was curious to learn how he found the time to get through all that information and data.… Read More »