October 12, 2019

Having clarity of thought can be challenging. Why? Many of us receive what seems to be countless sensory inputs daily. The bombardment of our senses is the new norm. What can we do to be more observant in a world that seems built to distract us?

September 17, 2019

Sometimes when you have large amounts of data, you need to break it up into digestible chunks to manage it better. This often requires you to craft small sets of data to test.

August 11, 2019

The obstacles to making good deductions, often involves the ability to capture and store what we see. If we want to think like Sherlock Holmes, we need to do some things to improve our capturing process.

June 21, 2019

In The Adventure of Silver Blaze, Sherlock is on the search for a famous racehorse. He uses context and a timeline to establish the possibilities of how a famous racehorse could have disappeared.

Our ability to extract information from our day to day life is a very powerful tool. But it takes time and effort to do so. In order to make deductions we must slow down and ask key questions.

We tend to be less than observant in our day to day lives. One of the ways we can improve this ability is to default things to untrue.

April 18, 2019

I am sitting in a coffee shop. I won’t say which one, but I will say that it rhythms with the words “car” and “trucks”. At the table where I sit, I find myself sliding a coffee cup between my hands. Back and forth it moves across the table. In my head I say, “this is l...

April 7, 2019

Do you consider yourself and artist? Whether your art was good or not, largely has to do with how much time you spent on the project and how much skill you've honed. But how is Holmes an artist?

March 21, 2019

In this post, we explore the mind palace and give simple guidelines for creating your own.

February 14, 2019

Our brains love to be lazy and that's not something we can say about Holmes and his thinking. When Henry reasons out how the person who sent him the note did it, he gets the logic correct, but his attention to the details are missing.

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