You might think that screening for breast cancer by mammography is a slam-dunk. It was not the last time I wrote about it; and it is not now.
I spent a month ago with the President and top 150 of a major FMCG company. I was there as part of a culture change and leadership development program to promote more agility. Like most organizations, this one has realized that the external world is changing faster than they can adapt. The resultant lack of fit between products, processes and people and the customers they are there to serve causes fails: Underperformance, massive efforts for marginal gains, difficulties attracting the best talent and a drop in relevance.
Walking through the dark construction zone of my now demolished kitchen, I made my way to the garage and out into the still, hot, humid July night. The air felt so thick, it was hard to breathe. At 1 a.m. I was headed to the hospital for a patient that just arrived in active labor. On the drive in, I had the air conditioner blasting to cool off the car and to wake the slumber from my head. By the time I reached the bright lights of the hospital 20 minutes later, I was fully awake. It was time to work.
Modern technological applications like the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and cloud computing are transforming the legal industry by eliminating the need for unnecessary trials, helping to make crucial decisions more straightforward to settle.
In this era of monetary fiction, one tends to read all types of undocumented and misguided views on monetary policy. However, if there is one that really is infuriating is the MMT science fiction.