The Uncertainty Mindset 2019-2020

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Vaughn Tan3rd January 2021 at 4:32pm

Intentional actions taken to achieve desired outcomes. All too often strategy is billed as some over-complicated ritualistic set of things-to-be-done (which, to be clear, I regard as mumbo-jumbo of the worst sort) instead of a simple but not simplistic way of thinking about the world, identifying values, and taking action. The former approach to strategy makes no sense under uncertainty; the latter approach is what the uncertainty mindset gives rise to.

See also: adaptability, Boris, business models, causality, complexity, delusion, design, goal-setting, hiring, knowability, motivation, negative capability, not-knowing, open-endedness, organizations, preference uncertainty, realistic imagination, risk mindset, self-therapy, sustainability, the work of uncertainty, tradeoffs, voluntary uncertainty.