Quote of the week

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sorry, time has flown. End of the day and no post so here’s a quick quote.

“We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” – Bill Gates

That last line is important, although in my view inaction can be a very good thing. Much of what we think is important now won’t be when the future finally shows up. I’d say the trick is not to always feel compelled to react to what’s happening right now. If we overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten, then we obviously need to spend more time thinking about the next ten. This reminds me of a book called Present Shock, but more on that tomorrow perhaps.

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