The role of glue is to mend or join two otherwise separate surfaces. The practice of kintsugi celebrates said joining. Here we look at individuals/ organisations/ leadership and the roles these concepts play in personal and professional dynamics.
Positive or negative, growth is constant provided effort, time and opportunity. Interpreting what/ how/ why for individuals/ groups/ functions requires a gardener's eye to flourish.
Ransomware, Malpractice, and Impact Dynamics
The distortions created by cyber incidents and the challenge of handling cyber incidents are amplified with the introduction of liability. However, the imposition of death - an irreversible and undesirable impact - shows we need to sort it.
This is the 52nd Tuesday post, closing in on a year of writing. Reflection is standard practice for such a marker, and the term is uncovery. Why this term? So many bits of life are mislabelled; attributed to discovery as something new (or at least new to us). We often look to explore the edges of the map, thinking newness is found in the fog on the horizon. Clausewitz was half right. We are often wrong.
On Responding to Complexity
Issues - regardless of scale - often acquire similar responses when the systems are complex. This post looks at components of complex system issue response and reasoning behind it.
Taliban and Cyber Considerations
With the Taliban back in control in Afghanistan, and with the departing US forces having left behind a lot of equipment and hardware, the CTI community is keeping an eye on the inevitable shifts in cyber threats arising from or involving Afghanistan.
On Challenging Rationality
Whether rational, rationalized, emotional, irrational, or intuitive, our behaviours are signals to others about where we are operating from. Taking time to clarify your understanding of your internal mechanisms at play will significantly improve your messaging to the external world. Messaging as revealed by your behaviours and decisions.
3 Surprising Operational Resilience Blocks
Developing operational resilience - an organisation's ability to continue functioning through failure - requires reconsidering what brings the effect of shock and volatility closer to zero. Looking to the relative resilience in place twenty or more years ago, the need for analogue solutions in digital spaces becomes apparent.
Authenticity at Scale
Conversations on authenticity in professional environments are becoming more common, recognising a need to address inauthenticities in business. The challenge is the degree of misinterpretation fostered, as considering certain factors reveal consistency requiring adjustment depending on scale. The Dark Knight's Joker will help demonstrate.
BLUF - This is merely observation of leadership qualities I've seen exemplified. A true leader displays characteristics often overlooked (or paid lip service) by others. The purpose here is to capture some of what was learned, remembering what counts as we move forward. -scl