Living in an age of constant change: five links about adaptation

Posted on 26/02/2016



If there’s one skill we all need to master, it’s adapting to change. Whether you believe we’re in the midst of an industrial revolution, a shift in long-term weather patterns or even in population structure, it won’t have escaped your notice that change is afoot. If the last five years are anything to go by, then we will barely recognise our future, and look back on the past with surprise.

There’s no single way to prepare for change; and if you did, your preparations would only go out of date. The only approach is continual adjustment. Continually scanning the horizon for trends, and patterns that might affect our futures, and responding.

These five links offer some of the best thinking on the topic that I’ve read, and ideas on how to deal with it:

Love to hear your thoughts, or anything you’ve seen recently.