Category: Preparedness

The Perils of Worst Day Planning

“The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.” -Iris Murdoch In my business, there’s a line of thinking that advocates planning for the absolute worst case scenario. The idea is that if you’re prepared for that, you can handle […]

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Thinking Ahead

“The trick is being able to identify the potential downsides and plan for them.” Imagine the future. The technology advancements. What new and improved devices will make our lives easier? How much more connected will we be? How smart will smart cities be? Implanted phones? Quantum computers? Elevated commuter roads, micro grid electricity generation, urban […]

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Just in Time Society

“Growing up my grandfather told me to keep my car ½ full all the time.” Back in the day, when our parents and grandparents had to walk to school 5 miles in the snow (uphill both ways) people understood that sometimes you had to wait for things. Most stores were closed in the evening and on […]

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