Survival Overcomes Pure Performance

"In a single instant of time, pure performance is all that matters, but, over a prolonged period of time, survival overcomes pure performance." (Cf. Luca Delanna)[1] Playing Russian Roulette Many…

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Sand Pile and Reorganization

Like a sand pile creates avalanches, our world sees reorganizations, small and large, frequent and infrequent that we must anticipate and prepare. Imagine That You Build a Sand Pile on…

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Strategies: Direct or Indirect?

There is something “people with white beards” have learned: complex environments require indirect rather than direct strategies. Indeed, direct strategies often fail in complex environments. As a symbol of an indirect approach, look at an ear of corn. You weed, hoe, and water the corn. Then wait for the moment of ripening.

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Navigate an Ever Faster World

Things seem to go ever faster, especially in the domain of Project Management. Behind this phenomenon is a universal law, the Maximum Entropy Production Law. This article proposes a few tips to navigate as safely as possible the waves of this MEP law.

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