We have an odd relationship with the Harvard Business Review. In our view, a lot of their content amounts to pseudo-scientific ‘statements of the bleeding obvious’. But every now and again, they publish a gem.
And Roger Martin’s ‘Why Smart People Struggle With Strategy’ is one.
He discusses the fact that many super-smart people can be ‘brittle’, finding it hard to deal with 21st Century uncertainty and the creative responses that it requires.