The Coronavirus is a Black Swan: The black swan theory or theory of black swan events is a metaphor that describes an event that comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often inappropriately rationalized after the fact with the benefit of hindsight.… Read More »The Upside Of Black Swans
Are you reading this blog post on a smartphone? Does your smartphone ever leave your side? Do you freak out if you ever misplace or lose your smartphone? Do you ever feel less than whole when your smartphone is not within easy reach? You’ve just… Read More »What’s So Bad About Being A Cyborg?
Recognizing the future is tough but not impossible. Many people say that predicting the future is hard. It is – there are few of us who can take the myriad signals and drivers of today and successfully map them to a tomorrow which may happen.… Read More »How To Recognize The Future Even When Its Hard.
Do You Need to Disrupt? Let’s face it – most people don’t like change. We like things being the way they are – even the word “upset” has a negative connection – to turn over the “set” to break with the established order. The only… Read More »To Disrupt, Or Not to Disrupt
There is No Such Thing As A Steady State Anymore In the time I’ve managed projects, as we got through the process of implementation of any kind of program, whether it’s a software implementation, an innovation architecture, or software development, most project managers I know… Read More »The Myth Of The Steady State
Let’s talk a little about humanity and how the internet and social media have changed humanity to influence other people. Why would this be important to you? You will likely need to use techniques to persuade and influence others at some point in your work… Read More »How The Internet Has Changed The Psychology of Persuasion and Influence