Some Things I’m Confident I Think I Know – Jim Friedman part 2

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Some Things I’m Confident I Think I Know. OHMIUNIVERSE, I LOVE this title. I catch myself hemming and hawing like that CONSTANTLY. Dr. Jim Friedman, a professor of creativity and entrepreneurship at Miami University, chief steward for World Creativity and Innovation Week, spoke with David Chislett during the 2021 Playful Creative Summit. His call to…

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VUCA is a four-letter word

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VUCA, an acronym for “volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity,” means, in other words, “STUFF HAPPENS.” Drs. Warren Bennis and Burt Nanus, originators of a business research discipline known as  “Leadership Studies,” are generally credited with developing the concept. Joseph Mitchelli explicitly references their 1985 book Leaders – The Strategies for Taking Charge which outlines the…

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