Contexto no lineal e incomprensible

Non-linear and incomprehensible context

Last year, Jamais Cascio published in his medium account an article called “Facing the age of chaos” in which a new framework, the BANI (for Brittle, Anxious, Non-linear and Incomprehensible context) framework, was introduced to take over the well-known VUCA framework. We have been using VUCA for decades to try to deal with changes and …

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Because you can

Because you can

The world is looking at Tokyo, immersed in the Olympic Games, wondering who the best in each category will be. Sports in general, and the Olympics in particular, talk about effort, competition, resilience and teamwork. And at times, about the pleasure of doing things only because you can, setting a vision for the future and …

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Short-term view

The short-term view

Being able to balance the short-term and long-term views is key for a leader. When chaos reigns and complexity is unmanageable, balance between a short-term stability and a long-term viability is tricky. When the business is going well, focusing on the long-term view is pretty easy. We feel we don’t need to care a lot …

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Thank you

Thank you, 2020

While preparing this new post I was thinking about giving you some interesting references for reading or going into a more reflective mode with some questions aimed to help. You know, some food for thoughts. And this morning, I’ve changed my mind. After having breakfast, I watched a video on Twitter that made me think, …

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Leadership is a complicated subject, inspiring thousands of books, articles, and presentations. Usually we explore all the positive attributes of what is commonly considered the archetypal good leader. What do you think if we also look at that antagonist, who would represent everything unwanted for a professional leader? I recently had in my hands an …

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Let’s call it a year

This was probably the most ever-changing year of my last 10 or 15 ones. And I want to share something before waving it goodbye. It’s about the uncertainty. The uncertainty scares us because we are not used to deal with the ‘I don’t know what I will be doing tomorrow’ idea. We need predictability in …

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