GUEST AUTHOR BLOG by Dov Seidman, author of "HOW: Why How We Do Anything Means Everything."
In today’s world the production of good and harm has been democratized.
One London banker can lose over $2 billion in unauthorized trading and it will lead to the global economy experiencing more volatility and likely wipe out this year’s bonuses at his bank. One vegetable vendor in Tunisia can spark a revolution for freedom across the Arab world.
We are deep into what I call the Era of Behavior. Our behavior now matters more than we thought and in ways we never imagined.
The world has gone from being connected to interconnected to interdependent. So many more people can now connect and collaborate in much deeper ways. When the world is tied together this intimately, everyone’s values and behavior matter more than ever, because they impact more people than ever.
In the twenty-first century, it is no longer what you do or what you know that counts most. It is how you do what you do that has become today’s greatest source of advantage. Of course how we do what we do has always mattered. But today, how we behave, consume, build trust in our relationships, and relate to others matters more than ever before.
Why do I think HOW is so relevant in this hyperconnected world?