In business, and in life, everything is changing fast, apart from how we behave. Our ways of thinking have changed very little since we lived in agricultural and industrial societies, but the problems we now need to solve are entirely different. David McCourt shares some solutions.
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Whenever we place someone in a position beyond their abilities, it can rack them with insecurity, fear and doubt. In an organisation, power can poison talented people.
Rob Fitzpatrick is author of “The Mom Test, How to talk to customers & learn if your business is a good idea when everyone is lying to you”
His book details how customer conversations go wrong and how we can do better.
In our era of AI, rapid change, disruption, and possibility, there are so many great opportunities within our grasp. However, smart, successful people consistently miss out. Their capabilities are limited by seven traps, and they rely on and repeat past decisions.
Our evolutionary history reveals a slow progression from selfishness and competition to cooperation and collaboration. With every cycle of evolution, we will see increased collaboration and altruism. If we do not evolve this way, we will see increased social carnage, destruction of our planet and the demise of our species.
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Ants have many lessons to teach humans about surviving change, including innovation lessons, lessons in collaboration and organisational structure.