iHeavy Insights 70 – Ultimate Causes

Considering proximate causes versus ultimate causes can help give us a sense of perspective.  When it comes time to assign blame, it often isn’t as cut and dry as we’d like.  Getting this sense of perspective might help us consider and formulate more constructive solutions rather than pointing fingers. Oil Spills With the oil spill …

iHeavy Insights 69 – Fewer Moving Parts

In a lot of different kinds of systems there are moving parts.  Electronics, automobiles, bridges and even living systems.  As it turns out in many if not most of these systems, the simpler designs tend to have various advantages over the more complex designs.  These benefits ring true in the business world as well. Rock …