The Perspective of impact

The perspective of impact is subjective; it is changing with time and is often influenced by something we call the “ecology-of-the-self” (the context in which decisions are made facing natural disasters, data hacks, climate change, bubbles in the economy, geopolitics, wars, and more) We are surrounded by more smart things, more money, more people moving…

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Competences of the future.

It’s hard, some say impossible, to predict the future, but you can navigate it if you have the right set of tools. It’s clear that with the current pace of jolting technologies, yesterday’s learning will fade away, and we will have a choice on our hand. To be replaced. Or to advance ourselves to a…

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Losing sight of the problem

Since the industrial evolution, the global economy has not experienced such a dramatic transformation. We have several solutions, but we have lost sight of the problem. Every move dramatically altered the strategic and tactical landscapes. Leadership and innovation is how we address the changes.

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What is the future of human resources?

Recently, I was asked to give a keynote speech for one of my clients during their human resources employee retreat. I have always believed that the greatest asset of any organization is its people (something that Elon Musk is discovering after he fired most of Twitters employees). That brings us to the question of why…

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Challenging the existing narratives of pedagogy.

Pedagogy must be treated as experimental science and as such 1.It should be constantly evolving and never stagnant; 2. It should be open to new ideas and approaches; 3. It should be constantly tested and evaluated; 4. It should be flexible and adaptable; 5. It should be grounded inbound research. Unfortunately, today the fields of…

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The perfect storm

There are types of storms that you can hear about on the news. There are types of storms that you can simply hear knocking on your window. And, there are types of storms that you can feel all around you—the perfect storms. Perfect storms might be rare and require a perfect alignment of multiple elements…

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On climate and data

Unfortunately, science is not based on data anymore, but on people’s opinions. We don’t try to learn the data, and instead get caught up in the buzzwords. We confuse correlation with causation, forgetting that correlation is not causation! The climate is a non-linear, chaotic system that lacks a core of implicit order. As such, it…

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Dispatchability

Before we rush to upgrade all of our transportation models to a so-called green technology, we should step up our efforts and ensure that we have a grid and an infrastructure that is capable of carrying us into the future. Dispatchability is a major consideration in the way we currently power our world. If we…

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Killing in the name – When everyone wants a job but no one wants to work anymore

Amazon has stopped using their six-wheeled robot, “Scout,” for home deliveries. FedEx is planning to discontinue its last-mile robot, Roxo. FedEx chief transformation officer Sriram Krishnasam told employees that the last-mile delivery robot will be scaled back. “Although robotics and automation are key pillars of our innovation strategy, Roxo did not meet necessary near-term value…

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