The Seven Da Vincian Principles (Click Mouse to advance) Curiosita Am I asking the right questions? An Insatiably Curious Approach to Life and an Unrelenting Quest for Continuous Learning “The desire to know is natural to good men.” - Leonardo Da Vinci Dimostrazione How can I develop my independence of thought? How can I improve my ability to learn from my mistakes and experiences? A Commitment to Test Knowledge through Experience, Persistence, and a Willingness to Learn from Mistakes Experience is the heart of wisdom. Sensazione What is my plan for sharpening my senses as I age? The Continual Refinement of The Senses, Especially Sight, As the Means to Enliven Experience “All our knowledge has its origin in our perception.” -Leonardo Da Vinci Sfumato How can I strengthen my ability to hold creative tension, to embrace the major paradoxes of life? (Literally “Going up in Smoke”) A Willingness to Embrace Ambiguity, Paradox, and Uncertainty. Arte/Scienza Am I balancing Arte and Scienza at home and at work? The Development of the Balance between Science & Art, Logic & Imagination. “Whole – Brain “ Thinking. “Study the science of art and the art of science.” -Leonardo Da Vinci Corporalita How can I nurture the balance of body and mind? The Cultivation of Grace, Ambidexterity, Fitness, and Poise. Connessionne How do all the above elements fit together? How does everything connect to everything else? A Recognition of and Appreciation for the Interconnectedness of all Things and Phenomena. Systems Thinking.