The Infinite Ideas blog

We write on a variety of subjects and often post exclusive ideas by our bestselling authors. We publish a diverse list and our blog reflects this so if you don’t find a post that interests you today check back later in the week and you’ll probably find something that takes your fancy. Happy reading.


High noon in East Asia: the coming implosion of North Korea

3 August 2016 by in Codebreaking our future, Current events

By Michael Lee, author of Codebreaking our Future There is more to the current war of words between North Korea and the US–South Korea alliance than sabre-rattling. After its northern neighbour conducted its most powerful nuclear test yet, triggering a magnitude 5.3 earthquake in the process, South Korea promised to ‘annihilate’ Pyongyang if there is …
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Preparing for a Pax Trumpicana

3 August 2016 by in Codebreaking our future

A blog by Michael Lee, futurist and author of Codebreaking our Future and Knowing our Future. A Pax Americana is defined as a state of relative international peace overseen by the US superpower. A Pax Trumpicana would be a revision of this order according to a bold, new, highly personalised, US-centric presidency of Donald Trump …
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Biodynamic wine by Monty Waldin

27 July 2016 by in Classic Wine Library

Are cows’ horns filled with manure going to change our wine-drinking habits? For years, wines have been sorted into fairly standard categories, by region, colour or style, but there is a growing phenomenon among winemakers and consumers that is challenging that categorisation: biodynamic wine production. This isn’t any sort of voodoo or quasi-religious trickery, nor …
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Game of Thrones is full of business strategy – if you know where to look

3 May 2016 by in Business and finance, Entertainment, Game of Thrones on Business

As our winter draws (reluctantly) to a close we plunge once more into a world where winter is coming, and brings with it sex, intrigue, swordfights, skulduggery and dragons. Unless (or possibly even if) you’ve been living on a wi-fi free desert island for the last five years you will realise we are talking about …
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Alice in strategy land by Kate M. Santon can help improve your business

1 April 2016 by in Business and finance

Why replacing the rulebook with a 150-year-old pair of novels can improve your business strategy Rules abound in our working lives. Many people follow these rules unquestioningly, adhering to procedures, attending meetings and handing in reports. But are the long accepted ways of conducting business always the best? Are these rules and procedures helping or hindering our organizations? Perhaps …
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Career lessons from The Walking Dead: be adaptable

16 March 2016 by in Business and finance, Entertainment, Working With The Walking Dead

Rick, Morgan and the other characters who have lasted share in common an ability to adjust to change; to understand that the important thing is to work with the world as it is now not as it used to be or as they wish it could be again. Rick gets into the swing of the new world very quickly, …
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