Anti-Fragility

Nassim Taleb Neologism

Politicians in their speeches, goals, and promises aim at the timid concepts of “resilience,” “solidity,” not antifragility, and in the process are stifling the mechanisms of growth and evolution. We didn’t get where we are thanks to the sissy notion of resilience. And, what’s worse, we didn’t get where we are today thanks to policy makers—but thanks to the appetite for risks and errors of a certain class of people we need to encourage, protect, and respect.

a response to VUCA?

Simon Wardley counters that's it's just bad taxonomy, and resilience is sufficient.

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