Xerox. Kodak. Nokia. What do these names have in common? Once a dominant player in their respective industry now remains iconic examples of how the mighty falls. They were all once hugely successful companies that failed to adapt, or was it?
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We have entered the age of an unprecedented shift in almost every economy that touches our lives. The changes now range from being deceptive initially to outright disruptive rapidly. The waves are affecting us in the way never seen before.
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Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater, an investment firm made a 30 min video explaining how the economy works. I watched this video a couple of years ago to explain quickly to my kids the workings of the world’s economy assuming I knew much of it already. I was surprised how much more I learned in 30 min.
Watch time: 30 min — worth your time.
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Let’s do a virtual experiment.
We will need nothing but some imagination and be open to internalize the outcome, and there are no side effects.
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I joined some of my esteemed colleagues at an award and recognition gala at a downtown Toronto hotel last weekend. It’s an annual event that brings all the high achievers together for recognizing their exceptional work done through the previous year.
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If you have ever been to Ray’s pizza in New York, then consider yourself very fortunate, because the last time we were in New York and called for a reservation, an automated voice advised us to call in 6 months. No kidding!
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“I have tons of emails to sort through.”
“I have too many meetings.”
“I am too busy.”
“Gosh! I hate Mondays.”
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..to keep going?
Name the biggest animal in the world.
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Kudos to you if you are one of those few who kept their resolution from last year, and created new goals and objectives for this year. Happy New Year!!!
While crafting your new goals, I gather you may have reflected on all the good times, and perhaps also on the not so good times. Good for you.
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The Emperor’s New Clothes, a classic adaption from a 13th-century Indian fable was immortalized by Hans Christian Andersen first published in the early 19th century. The story is about an emperor who cares more about his appearance and posturing, hires two weavers, who to satisfy his vanity promise to make him the most elegant clothes worthy of an emperor that can only be seen by worthy men.
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