(thanks Simon Sinek)
"Rippling refers to the fact that each of us creates - often without conscious thought or knowledge - concentric circles of influence that may affect other for years, even for generations. That is, the effect we have on other people is in turn passed on to others, much as the ripples on a pond go on and on until they’re no longer visible but continuing at a nano level."
The real challenge in crafting strategy lies in detecting the subtle discontinuities that may undermine a business in the future. And for that there is no technique, no program just a sharp mind in touch with the situation. (Henry Mintzberg)
Adapt or die: Do not adapt to the high speed of changes in modern business will result in being left behind. Ride the change and leverage on the competitive advantage is the way to face complex environments.
Business Agility is a must-have for businesses. Something that most advanced business schools will likely transfer to new generations of managers.