Through history, the greatest innovators in every field were what we now label as breakthrough innovators. Collectively, breakthrough innovators are the most critical components to the evolution of society. They push/pull society to change, no matter how intransigent the political, social, and scientific conditions are. Once breakthrough innovators manifest their…


“The theory of relativity occurred to me by intuition, and music is the driving force behind this intuition. My parents had me study the violin from the time I was six. My new discovery is the result of musical perception……I see my life in terms of music.”– Albert Einstein

Einstein considered playing an acoustic instrument not just an important hobby but perceived it as vital to how he approached life. He used this perception to intuitively develop a process that leveraged his ability of playing an instrument into a cognitive tool for his work. Einstein did this by playing…


Physics and philosophy are two sides of the same coin. Sometimes physics has led philosophy and other times philosophy has led physics. But currently, philosophy is so confused that professors teaching students within academia, is like the blind leading the blind. The failure of philosophy impairs the ability of physics…


For a company to grow and be sustainable, there must be continual innovative improvement at the lowest level of the company to significant innovation at the highest level of the company. Good decisions at every level dictate the success of that innovation. Yet bad decisions and the resulting high innovation…


Societal shocks throughout history force individuals to interact in new ways. In our age, that shock is coming in the form of the Coronavirus pandemic, which is forcing an accelerated adaptation to distance learning. When this pandemic passes, our education systems will be forever altered to new systems of some…


Without knowing it, people engage with symphonic music on a regular basis. Think about it. Hollywood and the gaming industry extensively use symphonic music in their movies and games. The symphonic music uniquely enables emotion to imbue images with feeling and verbal dialogue with context. If you were to turn…


Companies are now increasingly depending on all their employees to continually problem solve and innovate. This requires the skill of creativity. Unfortunately, this skill is never taught during the entire sixteen years of education leading to a bachelor’s degree. In fact, the complete opposite ‘hard skills’ are taught; of…


Societal shocks throughout history force individuals to interact in new ways. In our age, that shock is coming in the form of the Coronavirus pandemic, which is forcing an accelerated adaptation to remote work and learning. When this pandemic passes, our education, non-profit and corporate ecosystems will be forever altered…


Elon Musk is planning to send one million humans to Mars by 2050. This is a theoretically achievable goal but it will fail if current planning is used. That failure will be due to a fundamental paradigm that is not understood by Musk about the human condition. …


Every new field that Trump enters always has experts predicting that Trump will fail, be it in the field of real estate, media, politics, economics, etc. But Trump keeps winning. Therefore his continuous success, in radically different fields, cannot be accidental and must have a foundation in strategic thinking. So…

Anton Krutz

Entrepreneur, Luthier, Thought Pioneer

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