Progress Keeps Picking Up Speed
Step 1: Understand What’s Driving Change

Progress Keeps Picking Up Speed

Progress keeps picking up speed. The complexity of our world keeps increasing. The rate of change keeps accelerating.

In fact, change is sort of like a giant pinball machine where we keep adding several more steel balls every few minutes. They ricochet faster and faster. The game constantly grows more complex, the challenges multiplying moment by moment. Before long, we’re simply forced to alter our style of play. Otherwise, the game will overwhelm us.

It’s important for us to get clear on our thinking . . . to accept the reality of what lies ahead.

We know that people cause change, and every year we’re adding about 77 million more humans to the earth’s population. That’s like adding a country the size of . . .