The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
There are two types of people … those who produce results and those who give you reasons why they didn’t.
Many think of management as cutting deals and laying people off and hiring people and buying and selling companies. That’s not management, that’s dealmaking. Management is the opportunity to help people become better people. Practiced that way, it’s a magnificent profession.
The revolution will not be automated.
It will not be delivered as a turn key solution or As A Service.
There will be no button to hit, switch to throw or command centre from which to run it.
The revolution will be hard, human, challenging, changing work.
Without the will to undergo cultural change all the tech will do is smear a little make up on the corpse of the past and prop it up in a chair. That won’t fool anyone for long.
Treat me like a customer and I will buy your stuff.
Treat me like a partner and I will help you make it.
Data is the new Oil. Data is just like crude. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used.