Volatile | Change is accelerating
Over the next 10 years, I expect
many more industries to be
disrupted by software, with new
world-beating Silicon Valley
companies doing the disruption
in more cases than not.
Marc Andreessen, 2011
1991 The web
2002 Amazon Web Services
2003 Digital photo > film
2011 E-Books > Print Books
Uncertain | predictability is not achievable anymore
Source: International Energy Agency
Complex| Models are becoming so complex,
isolating the impact of actions is impossible
Total U.S. economic impacts of the 1998 El Nino
were estimated to be on the order of $25 billion.
Ambiguity | Differences in interpretation when
contextual clues are insufficient to clarify
“Our mandate is not one of creative
ambiguity, it is to end austerity
Vision | Communication, Belief and Focus
“We will not stop until every car
on the road is electric.
Elon Musk, 2011
Understanding | Curiosity, Empathy, Open mind
Facilitation is becoming the number 1 tool in
Clarity | Simplify, Intuition, Systems thinking
“Intuition is a very powerful thing,
more powerful than intellect, in
Steve Jobs, 2011
Agility | Decisiveness, Innovate or die, Empower
“You can't build an adaptable
organization without adaptable
people - and individuals change
only when they have to, or
when they want to.
“An organization's ability to learn, and
translate that learning into action rapidly,
is the ultimate competitive advantage.