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Keep your currency high, keep asking why, why and why?

Leonardo da Vinci is credited with saying, “Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals open your eyes”. I have seen that fundamental blindness mislead projects to their demise.  I … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Black swans, fat tails and risk – So what?

I was recently reading a blog by Nassim Taleb, where he decried the lack of understanding surrounding his book, ‘Black Swan’ when it was originally launched in 2007 – apparently … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 7 Comments

Complexity Warning – Are you listening and ready to respond? (InPerspective, Fall 2012)

K3-Cubed has recently turned two and we are giving away two free days of consulting time.  To those who have trusted us to solve their challenges over the last two … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Complexity: Is it just a bit of history repeating (keep up or become irrelevant)?

The world is becoming more complex.  Complexity is impacting our decision-making capability and organisations that do not find a way to negotiate this complexity will, in all likelihood, fail. Sound … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · 6 Comments

Don’t become comfortably numb: Sense, probe, reflect and respond

I have a question, is it possible to ‘sense’ a problem if you are numb to the pain? Bear with me here.  You see, for a long time I took … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 11 Comments

Decision Making: In making sense of complexity, have we become gutless?

The world has become more complex and what we thought were low probability/high impact events are happening more often, or are they?  Are we creating illusions for ourselves, creating hope … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Don’t worry or you’ll make bad decisions!

We worry, it’s natural.  But, in the words of Bobby McFerrin, ‘Don’t worry, be happy‘ when you’re making decisions! We read a lot about foresight as a way to enable … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · 4 Comments