As soon as I sense relationship or financial uncertainty on my radar, all the warning lights and alarms in my head and heart start beeping, clanging and flashing: it must be avoided at all costs! Life doesn't work like that, of course.
"May the lessons of 2020 help us to set different goals and seek to live more meaningful lives." – Yolande Conradie
"I don't bother myself with uncertainty because I understand I have no control over it."
The post-Cold War VUCA model addressed a world that was Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous. Covid-19 is as VUCA as it gets.
A big problem has somehow landed in your lap. Everyone's looking to you to make the final decision, the ripples of which will extend far beyond your little team. But the boss went on holiday with a clear "do not disturb" notice. What do you do? How Urgent Is the Decision? Is the boss's unavailability […]
Imagine that your company is about to be taken over by its largest competitor. You’ve read the press release on the Internet, but executives have been eerily quiet about what it means for you and your team. The rumor mill is predicting job losses, but you have no idea how many or for whom. Instead of […]