Change is part of our world. And change typically comes in two big ways: external forced change or internally driven change (which, ironically, is often driven by external change).
Change is predicted to become a bigger part of our lives soon.
Many people feel the pace of change in the world has increased in our lifetimes. Electrification and the car also brought radical change. The lives people were living 100 years ago are very different from our lives today. We can’t predict if lives 100 years hence from now will have change or less than the prior 100 year period – but it doesn’t really matter.
Change is here. And coming from an external source right now and in a big way! Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence are both promising sweeping change to business and society.
I, in fact, stopped to write on the two technologies intensely this month and it left me with an 8 day gap in blogs.
That change – of writing more (for books) – meant I changed other areas of my life (writing less blogs). So it raises the question of how do we get better at change?
One thing I realize from the last week is that change is interconnected. One change “here” often means some other change “there.” This is part of why Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence are so intriguing – they promise to change our entire worlds but changing one thing that has ripple effects.
We’ll be better at change if we manage the ripples and anticipate them. That’s part of why I am working so hard with Dali Kranzthor to bring you meaningful books about this upcoming change. I want you riding the waves – not drowning in the current.
And if you want to change your time management grab a copy of It’s About Time.
The Our Shawn
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