Unconventional Thinking

December, 2012

Anna Begins

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 by Mark Stevens

Love is a mystery that weaves through a shadowy labyrinth of truths and lies, myths and realities, confidences and insecurities, black and whites standing as outliers in a massive rolling fog of grey.This state of often blissful chaos is particularly acute in new, untested, volcanic love. Rocket scientists and soothsayers don’t have a prayer of [...]

Crossfire Hurricane, Inc.

Monday, December 17th, 2012 by Mark Stevens

It’s no secret that The Stones are on their 50th anniversary tour. What may come as a secret to many is that they are one of the most successful small businesses in history.

What’s more, it is one we can all learn from. The band never talks about their business in business terms but they absolutely [...]

No One Ever Cries In The Rain

Monday, December 10th, 2012 by Mark Stevens

I had breakfast this morning with a friend, a young man less than half my age, who I met by happenstance some months ago. We ran into each other at a local eatery and at first sight, I could tell that all was not well in his world.

“Good to see you,” I said. “How are [...]

The Improbable Power Of The Closed Mind

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 by Mark Stevens

We all wax poetic about the power of genius, as well we should. Those with the exceptional intellect to see through the orthodoxy of conventional thinking and to forge breakthroughs based on game changing epiphanies, are universal treasures.
But they are as rare as total eclipses of the sun. The fact is, most of human life [...]

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