David H. Freedman, frequent writer for Inc., including this month's cover story on Bob Cramer, submits evidence in the book that being an organized person may actually be a bad thing, it stunts creativity. We can see for some it can happen.
As you can imagine, the book caused more than a few waves through our community one year ago as a result of some rather insulting mentions of colleagues across the U.S.
Not everyone took it badly though. In a review in the San Diego Times-Tribune, organizing authority Harriet Schechter reviewed the book like this:
"A treasure trove of stories and anecdotes about fascinating people who have made their mark in business, science, medicine, technology, urban planning, art and music in part by being what I'd call idiosyncratically organized. From Alexander Fleming's fabled accidental discovery of penicillin in his cluttered lab to J.S. Bach's little-known propensity for rampant improvisation, the book overflows with interesting details...."
Now that a year has passed, would readers care to make a comment?