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Three Insights to Developing Breakthrough Strategy

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Klaus may well have been referring to what often eludes business operators — Great Strategy. You recognize it instantly when you see…

Ready or not, here She comes

Technology and our collective knowledge have advanced at a breakneck clip. Our exponential progress is evidenced by humanity’s transition from the Industrial to the Information Age within a generation (previous such step transitions have taken centuries or millennia).

But in the relentless pursuit of advancement and achievement, we left something…

On the Ultimate Flex, Pronoia vs. Paranoia and of course /wsb

I spend a lot of time on Twitter. Probably an unhealthy amount. But now and then, I hit gold in the feed. Here’s three tweets and some quick thoughts on each across three different but related themes.

1) Freedom

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Advancements in AI/Quantum awaiting advancements in consciousness and a new Technological Renaissance

2020 has turned into a meme because it is catalyzing major shifts that were already unfolding:

  1. In our “outer” world, the transition to the Information Age from the Industrial Age. Prior such transitions (there have been only two for humanity — Hunter-Gatherer to Agricultural societies, and Agricultural to Industrial societies)…

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In Part 1, I broke down the drivers behind the powerful shifts that are now taking place, namely our transition in the outer to the information age, and the evolution of the inner, heralding the rise of heart-based consciousness. These shifts have deep implications for us but by far the…

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“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
― Alan Wilson Watts

2020 isn’t playing around. It feels like we’re being initiated into something new. An uncomfortable sense of change hangs in the air. …

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“Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. At all counts, it forms an unconscious snag, thwarting our most well-meant intentions.”
— Carl Jung

This essay will probably read more like a treatise on the human psyche…

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In startup land, where most startups fail, a company that gets to a valuation of over $1 billion is called a unicorn, signifying the rarity and almost impossible odds of making it this far and this big. It’s certainly cause for giddy investors and the company to celebrate. …

(Note: This expands on my thoughts on product management from a recent essay I wrote on having the courage to build from one’s heart).

I’ve built products over the past 18 years. I’ve had some great success, but there’s also been a lot of duds. Here’s some sage and simple…


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