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The Antidote for VUCA is OODA

The date is September 15, 2008.  The crisis in subprime mortgages had been going on for a little over a year.  It was triggered in the last half of 2006 when house prices began to fall as the housing bubble in the United States burst.  This caused those who had taken NINJA (No Income, No Job, or Assets) loans to buy…

The Outliers Inn – Episode 33 – Six Pack Abs

Welcome to this edition of the Outliers Inn podcast: Episode 33 – Six Pack Abs. Topic: Most companies strive to be high-performing organizations – the equivalent of having “six-pack abs”.  But getting fit takes a lot of dedication and hard work – and unfortunately, most companies just have “ab”.  In this episode of The Outliers…

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Transformation vs Disruption

Transformation… I am hearing more and more talk about how companies are seeking to transform themselves, or that they are launching a transformation initiative.  And as expected, there is the corresponding increase in transformation conferences, symposia, articles and books. But what is “transformation”? One definition for transformation is; “a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance.”…

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EPISODE 29 – MALCOLM CAWOOD – KYBERNETICA

Welcome to Episode 29 – Malcolm Cawood – Kybernetica Topic:  A Capitalist, a Socialist, and a Communist walk into a podcast.  No, it’s not the start of a bad joke, just a bad podcast.  Malcolm Cawood, owner of Kybernetica, joins Antlerboy and JP to discuss his ideas behind “systems thinking”.  He certainly will share his fairly…