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Cutting the Gordian Knot to Inventing Success

The Gordian Knot is a legend of Phrygian Gordium associated with Alexander the Great. It is often used as a metaphor for an intractable problem (disentangling an “impossible” knot) solved easily by loophole or “thinking outside the box” (“cutting the Gordian knot”). The iconic Gordian knot is analogous to the … Continue reading

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Secret to Inventing Success: Annoying Problems

Would you like to invent a hugely successful product? Imagine saying goodbye to your 9 to 5 and hello to “living the life.” Sounds great, doesn’t it? But most new innovative products fail. Is there a secret to finding that next … Continue reading

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