Monday, November 05, 2007

Concepts 101 Part 12: Complex


Complex is different from Complicated.

The nature can be Complex, but not Complicated. We, human beings make things and our lives complicated. Complexity is due to the number of elements and their inter-relationships.

If something is complicated, we see the simplicity in it by viewing it from different perspectives and then we remove the complications.

If something is complex, we admire, understand and utilize its complexity by identifying its components and their interactions.

Effective people simplifies the complicated, but sees through the complexity.

Explore, Exceed & Excel