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Jun 20 13

Complexity Is Just An Excuse

by David Brock

There is no question, our worlds are very complex.  The challenges our customers face are complex.  The challenges we face within our organizations are complex.  The challenges in engaging our customers and trying to solve their problems are complex.  Complexity is a reality!
We’re surrounded by, enmeshed in and consumed by complexity.   Sometimes, I think we […]

Jul 17 12

Managing Complexity

by David Brock

It should come as no surprise to anyone that has been semi-conscious over the past decade, that our worlds are becoming increasingly complex.  Our jobs, and those of our customers are more complex and difficult.  Fewer people doing more.  The rate of change is accelerating.  We have too little time to accomplish even our “A” […]

May 10 17

Complacency

by David Brock

I struggled with the title of this post, wanting something more eye catching, provocative, perhaps a little less negative.  Complacency is an ugly word.  No one likes to be accused of being complacent.
Complacency is sometimes associated with laziness,  though some of the most complacent organizations I encounter are far from “lazy,” but “crazy-busy” with activity.
Reflecting […]

Apr 3 17

“We Can’t Solve Our Business Problems With Microscopes”

by David Brock

The single biggest challenge facing business executives in the coming years is managing complexity.  As our businesses get bigger and more diverse, as our customers change and grow, as organizations become larger, more complex, as the amount of information and data grows, while our time to execute compresses, it becomes much more difficult to to […]