“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”  Chief Brody, Jaws “Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.”  Bruce Lee The Super Vuca Era   Stunning- the super crazy world we inhabit these days.  As of this writing . . . • WikiLeaks…

Over the past decade, the pace of change has accelerated through technology, and we’ve developed a much deeper understanding of what drives human behaviors and business success. But these new realities have not been fully translated into how leaders run their companies. Today’s Rapid Pace of Change Demands Modernized Leadership  

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-bosses-should-stop-thinking-of-a-players-b-players-and-c-players-1487255326

More Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity Ahead. Not VUCA but SuperVUCA. http://chiefexecutive.net/ceo-outlook-2017/

Superperformers create value in some unconventional way.       https://www.fastcompany.com/3065399/the-fast-company-innovation-festival/how-creative-agency-joans-brand-of-irregular-thinking-b

In recent years a body of research has revealed another, more nuanced benefit of workplace diversity: nonhomogenous teams are simply smarter. https://hbr.org/2016/11/why-diverse-teams-are-smarter

A new book The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World explores the implications of, and brain science behind, this evolution (some might say devolution).It was written Adam Gazzaley, a neurologist and a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, and research psychologist Larry D. Rosen. http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/11/05/498477634/learning-in-the-age-of-digital-distraction

With new applications popping up every day, we are at the forefront of a new era of machine/human interaction that will completely transform the way we live, work, and play – a change on par with the emergence of the internet itself. http://www.networkcomputing.com/cloud-infrastructure/machine-learning-cloud-and-big-data-perfect-storm/

People often complain that their job is killing them, or that they’re working themselves to death, but new research suggests there may be more truth to those clichés than we realize. https://www.fastcompany.com/3064755/work-smart/study-finds-work-life-balance-could-be-a-matter-of-life-and-death

This kind of “everyone culture” is as much about realizing organizational potential as it is about realizing human potential. It describes a new model for the way each can contribute to the other – how organizations and their people can become dramatically greater resources to support each other’s flourishing. https://hbr.org/2016/10/the-key-to-adaptable-companies-is-relentlessly-developing-people?