Peter Kaufman on The Multidisciplinary Approach to Thinking

Peter Kaufman, editor of Poor Charlie’s Almanack, on why is it important to be a multidisciplinary thinker. Because as the Japanese proverb says, ‘The frog in the well, knows nothing of the mighty ocean.’ You may know everything there is to know about your specialty, your silo, your “well”, but how are you going to make any good decisions in life … the complex systems of life, the dynamic system of life …...

September 16, 2019

On Capturing Value; my newest mental model

![np_lightbulb_1262982_000000l](/images/2018/03/np_lightbulb_1262982_000000l.png) I’ve found it difficult to figure out why I did not make money (or at least intentionally make money, not counting my lucky breaks) as I expected to, in the old consulting gig. This, despite the fact, that I knew I was smarter than the average bear when it came to my field of work. And that same fear still remains1 as I pivot careers. I know I’ll pick up stuff with programming....

March 30, 2018