Opportunity is in the Gap Between What you Know and What you Don’t

I once worked with a mathematician to develop risk mapping tools. Aside from the occasional bruise from playing ice hockey, he didn’t look or sound like a stereotypical scientist. However, the way he processed information and thought about problems produced radically different ideas. My colleague was able to operate not knowing, in the gap between the observed and the uncertain. The risk modeling tool the firm could develop thanks to his work was the most useful I’ve seen so far. It was also the simplest to use. Prevailing culture rewards people with answers. Yet, the longer you can hold yourself…


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