Worldview 2 for Planning and Action

Worldview 2 for Planning and Action

This is the second of a new worldview-based post series. It is intended for planning and action use by executives and managers. These posts offer an example framework that might be adapted by readers to address their particular needs and situations. Worldview components are updated weekly as needed. Planning and action examples will appear in each post.

Is System D a Solution for What’s Coming? Part 2.

Is System D a Solution for What’s Coming? Part 2.

In Part 1, System D was explained as a way to deal with unforeseeable events and situations – black swans – that focuses on agility, adaptability, and creativity. In our chaotic times, we need these abilities more than ever. But just how might we actually develop them in practice when they are so different for everyone? An example via a case study was offered for this purpose. Here, it concludes.

Is System D a Solution for What’s Coming?

Is System D a Solution for What’s Coming?

You probably know all about System D. No? Well, neither did I until today. Maybe you know what’s coming, unlike myself. No? Well, nobody truly does. And this is just what System D is designed to handle. Dealing effectively with the unforeseeable and unknowable, like black swan events and situations. Vital to know about and use.

Why Is Our Leadership So Often Failing To Lead Today?

Why Is Our Leadership So Often Failing To Lead Today?

So much these days seems to be getting out of control. Not just in politics but in businesses and organizations generally. Why, and why now? What has changed – the leaders, or their world? Or perhaps it is the role of leaders that has become very different and unfamiliar. At the least, something very big seems to have happened to leadership in these COVID times, but what?

Is The “Great Reset” Being Reset — Maybe Even Greatly?

Is The “Great Reset” Being Reset — Maybe Even Greatly?

One of the realities of a large complex world is that actions, even the most well-intentioned ones, can have huge unintended and unforeseen consequences. The world works the way it wants, not the way we might hope or plan. The Great Reset may have many noble aims but it is beginning to appear that the world has other ideas. What does this mean for us folks who don’t run the world?