Hunting for Understanding

Hunting for Understanding         Pixabay

This post was first published in LinkedIn

Ideas shared by humans and other living species are amazing. I want to share an example with you.

In my last post on beBee and shared on LinkedIn describes the OTHERS Loop, the product of the ingenious mind of Rod King, Ph.D.


I extended the idea to represent it as Fibonacci rectangles leading to the formation of a spiral. For reasoning and great discussions on this suggest you may refer to my LinkedIn post published in November 2015.

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                                Published by Ali Anani in 2017

While doing some research I found a post published by Chris Lawer in 2017that offers thinking along the same line Image below). The author presents great ideas on improving the value of health services and the reasoning for suggesting a Fibonacci-based structure.

                                    Post published by Chris Lawer (2017)

I believe that there exists nothing in nature that nobody else didn’t think of. I was surprised while searching information to run across a post that describes how falcons catch their preys. Falcons have a problem as they need to turn their heads 40 degrees to be able to constantly observe their prey. This is energy-exhausting demand. To overcome it, falcons follow a bath that is again a Fibonacci-based rectangular path. This is explained in this splendid post. “falcons have developed an energy efficient spiral to keep their prey always in eye line. Pretty ingenious!

So, falcons make a spiral down to their prey. I encourage you to imagine a Nautilus Shell with is outer point stretched toward the prey and the wider sections of the shell spiraling up into the air. The falcon follows a spiral down to the prey on the exact same path of the imaginary Nautilus shell. The falcon’s flight path of least resistance that allows full view of their prey always is the same spiral that creates sea shells! Nature is amazing to be so consistent”!

To emulate the Nautilus Shell, I redrew the OTHER Loop in a similar fashion.

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This comparison brings the attention to a hugely-important point that Harvey Lloyd mentioned in his comments on my previous post (when it was still accessible). He wrote “I also liked the way you used the fractal to describe a process. Very tangible. I have to go back to my pie picture and state that what happens when you have four or five of these fractals playing out in the same conversation? Some may spell other backwards within the fractal. Placing O in section 5. This is where leaders can use your fractal in ensuring that all are on the same page of the process”.

The falcons are like a Nautilus Shell with is outer point stretched toward the prey and the wider sections of the shell spiraling up into the air. Would you place the O of Observe in section 1, or preferably in section 5 and generate a downward fractal? I leave this for discussions. I can think also of other applications that make this question very important. If a writer is a falcon chasing an idea (prey) would he/she put Observe in section 1 or section 5?

Our world is amazing. Falcons have discovered the Fibonacci-based paths before we humans did.


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Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#20
Thank you so much for your great comment Harvey Lloyd. Yes, in soaring high we should never lose sight of the prey (goal in our case). We should keep our eyes open to see the goal and never lose sight of it. WE may learn a lot from mother nature.

Harvey Lloyd

Harvey Lloyd

2 years ago #15

When leading and wanting get back to fundamentals.....A 40,000 ft view is presented by Ali \ud83d\udc1d Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee. It is an encouraging post that gets us back to the fundamental elements of success, focuses us on the team and in very specific ways. This post is not only directional but actionable. Join the discussion and add to these fundamental concepts.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#18
True and necessity isn't limited to humans. Zacharias \ud83d\udc1d Voulgaris- what I enjoy about your comments is that you read the buzz and single out a focal point. Yes, you are correct and we need to rival the know-how of eagles, bees, ants and so many other species.

Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris

Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris

2 years ago #13

Necessity is the mother of invention. Apparently falcons needed this know-how before we found use for it (or at least some serious interest in knowing it). Bees have made equally remarkable discoveries as a species. Perhaps we may one day come up with something original to rival this know-how...

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Thank you dear Clau Valerio for sharing this buzz in a Spanish hive. Greatly appreciated

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Dear readers- please join the hive Understanding Thinking that Franci\ud83d\udc1dEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador created. https://www.bebee.com/group/understanding-thinking Harvey Lloyd

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#12
That is very considerate of you dear Franci\ud83d\udc1dEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador. I have already joined the hive and I am delighted with your forming this hive and honoring me with it. Too humbled to make any suggestion.

Franci 🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

Ali \ud83d\udc1d Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee - your new Hive. Let me know if you want any alterations made to it. https://www.bebee.com/group/understanding-thinking

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#10
Thank you for your gorgeous comment Debasish Majumder. It is keeping the body in balance and spending the least energy for the right moment of the predator to go with speed to catch its prey. Yes, falcons teach as that speed at the right moment is crucial. It also teaches us how to walk towards our preys (here it means opportunities".

Debasish Majumder

Debasish Majumder

2 years ago #7

there is a;ways an intriguing resonance between observer and its prey! the path is spiral as both having the ingenious traits and both struggle to exist. however, one virtually exist and other having destiny designed by the nature to become oblivion. thus, observer and prey both are the spiral product which exist and upward or downward chiefly depends on the external conditions. i guess, an individual's observation itself is a phenomena of nature and from falcon's view it produce a reflection unlike that of the prey. it is the speed which finally determine who will eventually exist. however, fascinating buzz sir Ali \ud83d\udc1d Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee! enjoyed read and shared. thank you for the buzz sir.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#8
The falcon knows how to "swim" in the air before plunging to catch its prey. Your example is great Jennifer Leach-Trask and this is what falcons perfect in the air so as not to tire their bodies. May be we could develop swimming in water accordingly. We tend to swim in a line. It is the shortest distance, but not the least in energy requirement. It is amazing that falcons swim in a spiral path that is almost resistant-free. Thank you for your kind and appreciative words.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#6
This is a wise comment Roberto De la Cruz Utria. yes, we need to widen the possibilities, experiences to broaden our scope and learn effectively. Like falcons, we need to do this with brave hearts that aren't paralyzed by fear.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#3
I only wish to add to your clear and self-explanatory comment is the action itself should be sound and serves the purpose. The falcon takes action with the supportive movement and the right time with tireless ambition and will. Great comment my friend.

Harvey Lloyd

Harvey Lloyd

2 years ago #3

One of the key elements in all of the graphics is action. The need for action is driven by either customers, issues and most importantly action within the team to meet these demands. When we use the word action it describes a multi tiered output that can go in many directions. Great leaders don't view action as a stimulus response based on their own opinions. They rather see each stimulus as needing a response within the business paradigm of normal. The response is something that needs to remain within best business practice. Of which you elude to here with the graphics and comments. A diverse, measured intuitive response is needed to continue the growth of the business. Given the graphics it is incumbent upon the leader to draw the team into a matrix of intuitive and logical thing, to get all ideas of response on the table. Specifically for evaluation....and no matter how crazy they may seem. The graphics and the thoughts behind them are the only way we can insure that each team member is working as close to objective as can be summoned. Attempting to reduce personal bias within the response. We can then add back personal bias once we have the best responses on the table. If it doesn't require action, then why would i think? If i do think it would be strictly from my bias and suitable for the editorial page. Great thoughts.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Javier \ud83d\udc1d beBee- I published this buzz first on LI because my previous buzz on beBee doesn't show on my profile page or the Producers page. It is a pity as this buzz builds on the previous buzz.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Harvey Lloyd, @Rod King- you are mentioned in this buzz.

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