Navigating Complexity

Your competitive advantage is the accuracy in which you scan the macro, how you interpret what you scan and how you make decisions based on your interpretation.

Here is an index of the themes we track and write about:

Resilience, Responsiveness, Reflection

If you want to build resilience  ~ kill the complexity

Student Test Scores Show That ‘Grit’ Is More Important Than IQ

Deep Dive Into Grit

The Power & Passion of Perseverance with Angela Duckworth Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

David Whyte – The Conversational Nature of Reality

Q: Why Do Smart People Under-perform? A: Overloaded Circuits.

Navigating Complexity — Hold Onto Your Core! via @HuffPostImpact

Map of Meaning by @SayBrookU

How John Steinbeck Used A Journal As Tool for Discipline

Learning the Power of Ritual From Writers Who Inspire Us

Four Principles to Guide A Life with Eric Best


Discernment/Decision Making

20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Decisions

The Abilene Paradox … via @AspenInstitute please read and discuss with co-workers & family

How unconscious bias holds us back with @Lagarde

Contemporary Bias: The Easiest Way to Get Rid of Racism? Just Redefine It.

Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain via @WIRED

The Brain Empathy Gap brilliant writing by @JInterlandi

How Group Dynamics Change Decisions

Are People Basically Good or Bad?


Business Strategy & Execution

Fourth Industrial Revolution – What It Means & How To Respond 

Global Landscape of Blockchain Companies in Financial Services

Don Tapscott on How Blockchains Can Change the World

Globalization  ~ The Strategy of Differences

Research on the Strategy / Execution Gap

Manage Energy Not Time

A Deep Dive Into Gaps In Organizational Leadership

20 Questions for Business Leaders via fun collaboration with @ArtKleiner @lexschroeder

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build The Perfect Team

Avoid Commitment Drift by @elizdo via @stratandbiz #a3r


Future of Work

The Future of Work – A Synthesis via @HuffPostBiz

The Shift Index

Managing Four Generations In the Workplace

How to Manage Millenials

How Serious Are We About Learning How serious are we about learning?

The Gig Economy

We Are Turning into a Freelance Nation

The Global Explosion of Coworking



Fourth Industrial Revolution

Global Landscape of Blockchain Companies in Financial Services

Don Tapscott on How Blockchains Can Change the World

Global Trends 

The Global Innovation Index

Global Prosperity Index by Legatum Institute Future of Money

Now – synchronous world statistics (only for the brave)

Global View of Women & Work

Worlds Top Female Futurists

Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain via @WIRED

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