The most successful people are both rational and crazy.
As much as robots and artificial intelligence threaten our creativity, there will be some people who cultivate the randomness of thought to continue innovating.
Wrote Jean-Luc Godard: “It’s not where you take things from — it’s where you take them to.”
See the world, not its model
Patterns beg to be synthesized, broken down and encrusted with ingenuity to make something new.
Humans envision the future and work backward, mostly through the freedom of trial and error. They see holes and fill them in with new opportunities.
Folks may never know where they are going, but that is exactly how they get there.