Emergent Mindsets & Strategies – Curated Insights
When time allows I share the crème de la crème of actionable insights from my network and beyond.
“Seeing with fresh eyes Creates a sense of wonder, Even in tedium.” — Kapil Dawda
“The way to get to the future is the future you get.” — Myron Rogers HT @CelineSchill
“Emergent strategy: “We cannot know first, then act. We must experiment tentatively, learn more about our context, and continuously revise our plans.” – From Scotland’s nature preservation organization @nature_scot” HT @marshallk
“The state of brittleness in our world is an outcome of an efficiency mindset that has long been prevalent. That’s because efficiency has been a competitive advantage. Competing is now about resilience more than efficiency, and that will be a tough transition to accept.” — @johnmaeda
“Life is bristling with thorns, andI know no other remedy than to cultivate one’s garden.“ — Voltaire via @bronwynwilliams
“For so long we tried to hide our roots: everything that enables us to show up to work and the world as the strong, stately versions of ourselves.
Our passions and dreams and causes.
But the past 18 months has revealed what we always knew: it’s one system. You don’t get to marvel at the tree without nurturing the roots.
So we don’t want to hide our roots anymore- pretend they don’t matter.
And our workplaces should see this as a gift – the opportunity to engage with the bounty of a whole human. Imagine what’s possible then …” — @changingview
“I don’t want to be that person that is not going to speak up for myself whatever career choices I make or whatever life decisions I make, I will walk away with my dignity” — @LucyLiu in the Asian Enough Podcast
“Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but most of all, endurance.” Baldwin, born on this day in 1924, on writing via @brainpicker
“Many people with ADHD are quite visually driven and thrive with consistency.” — Mandy Caruso, @clickup
“Two important sensemaking types of tools that everyone should use are feed aggregators and social bookmarks. Though the specific tools may change, everyone needs a way to control the push of information and a way to save, categorize, and annotate resources for later use.” — @hjarche