The experience of this pandemic has made explicit our ways of seeing. It can inform what and how we need to learn so we can cope with the next complex challenges life may bring us.
In this historic, highly distributed, hyper online, super connected time, together we are writing the first draft of the history of 2020.
We need shared stories to make sense of the crises brought about by the pandemic, and to kickstart our collective imagination as we navigate our way out.
The future following this pandemic cannot be designed by cynics who peddle stories of human selfishness and paint pictures of calamities. Hope, you will remember, was the last thing to come out of Pandora's Box of ills. That hope will shape us.
Women as CEOs, digital native children as designers of the world being eaten by software, work and AI, and ok, since we are all remote-working thanks to coronavirus, a reflection on the loneliness it may precipitate for some and some excellent hacks for getting it right all feature in this week's picks.
Trying to control things is largely futile and suboptimal. Death, the only certainty in life, is unpredictable and out of our control. The acceptance of that truth is immensely clarifying.
The intent does not matter, the impact does. Between intent and impact lies accountability.
The proposed California state law requiring women on boards of public companies headquartered in the state is a big daring opening gambit in forcing the long overdue conversation on diversity and inclusion.
When I was 15, I was trying to understand the present. Now when I am not 15, the quest continues.
When I take a painkiller, I trust that a reputed company's product, bought at my local trusted pharmacy, will just make my pain go away, not kill me. My pharmacist in turn believes the company's promise that it is shipping a painkiller - not cyanide - under its brand, and that the currency note I … Continue reading Rebuilding Trust: A Manifesto for 2018